Galliformes is a large and diverse group comprising about 70 genera and more than 250 species. Taxa within Galliformes are commonly referred to as 'gallinaceous birds' (meaning chicken-like) or game birds (as many species are hunted). There is much...
The living Galliformes were once divided into seven or more families. Despite
their distinctive appearance, grouse and turkeys probably do not warrant ...
Taxa within Galliformes are commonly referred to as 'gallinaceous birds' (
meaning chicken-like) or game birds (as many species are hunted). There is
Galliformes any of the gallinaceous (that is, fowl-like or chickenlike) birds. The
order includes about 290 species, of which the best-known are the turkeys, ...
) are a group of birds that includes chickens, pheasants, quails, turkeys, grouse, currasows, guans chachalacas, guineafowl and megapodes. Some gamebirds have been subject to intense hunting pressure and are today on the brink of extinction. The ... More »
There are five families in this order and over 250 species. These birds are
chicken-like in shape. They range in size from small to large; have plump, ...
The Galliformes is a medium sized order comprising game birds in three families;
Phasianidae - Pheasants, grouse, turkeys, partridges; Numididae ...
The Galliformes Specialist Group results from merging the five former Specialist
Groups for the Galliformes: grouse logo Grouse. pheasant logo Pheasants.
Nov 25, 2013 ... Galliformes is an order of chicken-like birds, characterized by stocky built, small
head, strong feet, and often short bills and wings, and adult ...
Mar 7, 2007 ... Phylogenetics, biogeography and classification of, and character evolution in,
gamebirds (Aves: Galliformes): effects of character exclusion, ...