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Birds of South America
Birds of South America
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Search the South American Classification Committee's taxonomy of the birds of South America (October 24, 2016).
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"e* br" will match "Elaenia brachyptera" or "Empress Brilliant".

A selected species may occur on one of the islands covered by the SACC classification but not shown here, such as Aruba.

incertae [sedis] : two "groups" of uncertain classification.
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Gray TinamouTinamous tao
Great TinamouT. major 2
Fiery TopazTopaza pyra

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