The Galliformes are an order of heavy-bodied ground-feeding birds that includes
turkey, grouse, chicken, New World quail and Old World quail, ptarmigan, ...
Taxa within Galliformes are commonly referred to as 'gallinaceous birds' (
meaning chicken-like) or game birds (as many species are hunted). There is
The Galliformes is a medium sized order comprising game birds in three families;
Phasianidae - Pheasants, grouse, turkeys, partridges; Numididae ...
Nov 25, 2013 ... Galliformes is an order of chicken-like birds, characterized by stocky built, small
.... But many species of galliformes, for example the long-tailed ...
pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys;
an order of birds of largely terrestrial habits that are mostly rather large and heavy
-bodied with short wings, legs adapted for running and scratching the ground ...
Noun, 1. Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens;
brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins. order Galliformes · animal order - the order of
Order Galliformes - The Junglefowl. This order, the jungle fowl, between the
several families add up to 259 species. The most recent classification by Avibase
Mar 7, 2007 ... Phylogenetics, biogeography and classification of, and character evolution in,
gamebirds (Aves: Galliformes): effects of character exclusion, ...
Galliformes science and species extinctions: what we know and what we need to
know. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 35.2: 321–331. Abstract.