Category Archives: Avies

Sea Gulls

Names: Sea gull, gulls, mews. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Aves; Order: Charadriiformes; Suborder: Lari; Family: Laridae Genera Description: Sea Gulls are probably the most famous of the sea birds. They are part of the family “Laridae” and closely … Continue reading

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Cormorants

Cormorants ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Name: Cormorant Folk Name: Cormorant, shags Taxonomy: Animalia, Chordata, Aves, Suliformes; Phalacrocoracidae; Phalacrocorax Locality: Worldwide – Coastal regions. Pacific Northwest in the Americas. P. carbo and P. aristotelis only two … Continue reading

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Guillemots

Guillemots ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Name: Guillemots Folk Name: guillemot, Taxonomy: Animalia, Chordata, Aves, Charadriiformes, Alcidae, Locality: Description: Known as the common murre or common guillemot, these birds are large auks, with a circumpolar distribution … Continue reading

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Puffins

Puffins ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Name: Puffins Folk Name: Puffins, little brother, fraterculini, fratercula Taxonomy: Animalia, Chordata, Aves, Charadriiformes, Alcidae, Fraterculini, arctica (F. arctica; F. cirrhata; F. corniculata; †F. dowi) Locality: Two of the speices … Continue reading

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Murres

Murres ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Name: Common Murres Folk Name: Murre, guillemot, auk, thin billed murre Taxonomy: Animalia, Chordata, Aves, Charadriiformes, Alcidae, Uria species (common: aalge) Locality: low-arctic and boreal waters of the North Atlantic … Continue reading

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Penguin

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Flamingos

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Saurus Crane

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Emu: Dromaius novaehollandiae

Tidbinbilla Nature reserve*Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * EmuDromaius novaehollandiae One of Australia’s largest native birds, the Emu is the only extant member of the genus Dromaius and is the second largest extant bird in the world by height next … Continue reading

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