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Order Galliformes
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... More >>

Galliformes - Wikipedia


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 much ...

galliform | order of birds | Britannica.com


Apr 13, 2010 ... 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 Earthlife Web - The Galliformes


The Galliformes is a medium sized order comprising game birds in three families; Phasianidae - Pheasants, grouse, turkeys, partridges; Numididae ...

Galliformes - turkeys, pheasants, quails | Wildlife Journal Junior


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, ...

Galliformes - New World Encyclopedia


Nov 25, 2013 ... Galliformes is an order of chicken-like birds, characterized by stocky built, .... Another classification categorizes Galliformes into eight families:.

Galliformes Order: Turkey, Quail, Guineafowl, Grouse


Galliformes. This order, the jungle fowl, between the several families add up to 256 species in 58 genera. This is a group of medium sized birds that are more or  ...

Galliformes - Systematic classification - Oiseaux.net - birds


Systematic classification of species by Galliformes - This order includes 5 families . 299 species listed.

Galliformes | Definition of Galliformes by Merriam-Webster


Define Galliformes: an order of birds of largely terrestrial habits that are mostly rather large and heavy-bodied with short wings, legs adapted for…