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Saddle-Billed Stork.jpg
An adult Saddle-billed Stork
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Infracless: Neognathae
Order: Ciconiiformes
Bonaparte, 1854

Tradeetionally, the order Ciconiiformes haes includit a variety o lairge, lang-legged wadin birds wi lairge bills: storks, herons, egrets, ibises, spuinbills, an several ithers. At present the anly faimily retained in the order is the storks, Ciconiidae.