|Charadriiformes is a diverse order of small to medium-large birds. It includes about 350 species and has members in all parts of the world. Most Charadriiformes live near water and eat invertebrates or other small animals; however, some are pelagic (sea birds), some occupy deserts and a few are found in thick forest.
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|Comb-crested jacana||† Great auk||Greater painted-snipe|
|Gulls||Little tern||Masked lapwing|
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