Eurypygiformes

Families overview for this order

  • Medium-sized flightless birds, with long crest feathers, and distinctively banded wings.
  • New Caledonia.
  • Forests and certain types of shrubland.
  • Medium-sized heron-like birds, with long bill and neck and beautifully patterned plumage.
  • Central and South America.
  • Humid tropical and lower subtropical forest, near water.