Ciconiiformes

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Ciconiiformes
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Scientific classification
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Ciconiiformes

Bonaparte, 1854
Families

The order Ciconiiformes has included a variety of large, long-legged wading birds with large bills: storks, herons, egrets, ibises, spoonbills, and several others. Ciconiiformes are known from the Late Eocene.