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Definitions of bird genus
  1. noun
    a genus of birds
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    genus Protoavis
    extinct primitive birds of the Triassic period; 70 million years before archaeopteryx
    genus Archaeopteryx, genus Archeopteryx
    a genus of fossil birds
    genus Sinornis
    a genus of fossil birds
    genus Ibero-mesornis
    a genus of fossil bird of the subclass Archaeornithes
    genus Archaeornis
    a genus of fossil bird
    Struthio, genus Struthio
    type genus of the Struthionidae: African ostriches
    Casuarius, genus Casuarius
    type and sole genus of the Casuaridae: cassowaries
    Dromaius, genus Dromaius
    a genus of birds in the order Casuariiformes
    genus Apteryx
    type genus of the Apterygidae: kiwis
    genus Rhea
    type genus of the Rheidae; large tall flightless South American birds similar to but smaller than ostriches
    Pterocnemia, genus Pterocnemia
    a genus of birds of the family Rheidae
    genus Aepyornis
    type genus of the Aepyornidae: elephant birds
    Dinornis, genus Dinornis
    type genus of the Dinornithidae: large moas
    genus Anomalopteryx
    small moas
    Prunella, genus Prunella
    type genus of the Prunellidae
    Alauda, genus Alauda
    type genus of the Alaudidae: skylarks
    Motacilla, genus Motacilla
    type genus of the Motacillidae: wagtails
    Anthus, genus Anthus
    pipits
    Fringilla, genus Fringilla
    type genus of the Fringillidae: chaffinch, brambling
    Carduelis, genus Carduelis
    in some classifications considered the type genus of a subfamily Carduelinae of the family Fringillidae: goldfinches; siskins; redpolls; linnets
    Spinus, genus Spinus
    in some classifications considered a subgenus of Carduelis: siskins and New World goldfinches
    Carpodacus, genus Carpodacus
    house finches and purple finches
    Serinus, genus Serinus
    Old World finches; e.g. canaries and serins
    Loxia, genus Loxia
    crossbill
    Pyrrhula, genus Pyrrhula
    bullfinches
    genus Junco
    American finches
    Pooecetes, genus Pooecetes
    a genus of Fringillidae
    Zonotrichia, genus Zonotrichia
    large New World sparrows
    Spizella, genus Spizella
    chipping sparrow; field sparrow; tree sparrow
    Melospiza, genus Melospiza
    American song sparrow and swamp sparrow
    Passerina, genus Passerina
    a genus of small North American finches including the New World buntings
    Emberiza, genus Emberiza
    Old World buntings
    Plectrophenax, genus Plectrophenax
    snow bunting
    Coereba, genus Coereba
    type genus of the Coerebidae
    Passer, genus Passer
    type genus of the Passeridae
    Hesperiphona, genus Hesperiphona
    evening grosbeak
    Coccothraustes, genus Coccothraustes
    large finches
    Pinicola, genus Pinicola
    a genus of Fringillidae
    Richmondena, genus Richmondena
    cardinals
    genus Pyrrhuloxia
    large showy finches related to cardinals
    Pipilo, genus Pipilo
    towhees
    Chlorura, genus Chlorura
    towhees
    Ploceus, genus Ploceus
    type genus of the Ploceidae
    Vidua, genus Vidua
    whydahs
    Padda, genus Padda
    a genus of Ploceidae
    Estrilda, genus Estrilda
    avadavats
    Poephila, genus Poephila
    grassfinches
    Drepanis, genus Drepanis
    a genus of Drepanididae
    Menura, genus Menura
    type and sole genus of the family Menuridae
    Atrichornis, genus Atrichornis
    type genus of the Atrichornithidae
    Tyrannus, genus Tyrannus
    type genus of the Tyrannidae: tyrant flycatchers
    Contopus, genus Contopus
    pewees
    Sayornis, genus Sayornis
    phoebes
    Pyrocephalus, genus Pyrocephalus
    a genus of Tyrannidae
    genus Cotinga
    type genus of the Cotingidae: cotingas
    Rupicola, genus Rupicola
    cock of the rocks
    Pipra, genus Pipra
    type genus of the Pipridae containing the typical manakins
    Procnias, genus Procnias
    bellbirds
    Cephalopterus, genus Cephalopterus
    a genus of Cotingidae
    Furnarius, genus Furnarius
    type genus of the family Furnariidae: ovenbirds
    Formicarius, genus Formicarius
    type genus of the Formicariidae
    Thamnophilus, genus Thamnophilus
    a genus of Formicariidae
    Hylophylax, genus Hylophylax
    a genus of Formicariidae
    Dendrocolaptes, genus Dendrocolaptes
    type genus of the Dendrocolaptidae
    genus Pitta
    type genus of the Pittidae; a large genus of birds of southern Asia and Australia and adjacent islands
    Muscivora, genus Muscivora
    a genus of Tyrannidae
    Muscicapa, genus Muscicapa
    type genus of the Muscicapidae
    Pachycephala, genus Pachycephala
    arboreal insectivorous birds
    Turdus, genus Turdus
    type genus of the Turdidae
    Hylocichla, genus Hylocichla
    American thrush: wood thrush; hermit thrush; veery
    Luscinia, genus Luscinia
    nightingales
    Saxicola, genus Saxicola
    Old World chats
    Myadestes, genus Myadestes
    solitaires
    Phoenicurus, genus Phoenicurus
    Old World thrushes
    Oenanthe, genus Oenanthe
    wheatears
    Sialia, genus Sialia
    North American bluebirds
    Erithacus, genus Erithacus
    Old World thrushes
    Polioptila, genus Polioptila
    New World gnatcatchers
    Regulus, genus Regulus
    a genus of birds of the family Sylviidae including kinglets
    Silvia, genus Silvia
    type genus of the Sylviidae: warblers
    Phylloscopus, genus Phylloscopus
    warblers
    Acrocephalus, genus Acrocephalus
    a genus of Sylviidae
    Prinia, genus Prinia
    a genus of Sylviidae
    Orthotomus, genus Orthotomus
    tailorbirds
    Timalia, genus Timalia
    type genus of the Timaliidae
    Parula, genus Parula
    type genus of the Parulidae: wood warblers
    Setophaga, genus Setophaga
    a genus of Parulidae
    Dendroica, genus Dendroica
    a genus of Parulidae
    Icteria, genus Icteria
    New World chats
    Seiurus, genus Seiurus
    ovenbirds and water thrushes
    Geothlypis, genus Geothlypis
    yellowthroats
    Ptloris, genus Ptloris
    a genus of Paradisaeidae
    Icterus, genus Icterus
    type genus of the Icteridae
    Sturnella, genus Sturnella
    a genus of passerine birds including the meadowlarks
    Cacicus, genus Cacicus
    a genus of tropical American orioles
    Dolichonyx, genus Dolichonyx
    bobolinks
    Quiscalus, genus Quiscalus
    grackles
    Euphagus, genus Euphagus
    a genus of Icteridae
    Molothrus, genus Molothrus
    cowbirds
    Agelaius, genus Agelaius
    red-winged blackbirds
    Oriolus, genus Oriolus
    type genus of the Oriolidae
    Sphecotheres, genus Sphecotheres
    a genus of Old World orioles
    Sturnus, genus Sturnus
    type genus of the Sturnidae: common starlings
    Pastor, subgenus Pastor
    only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
    Acridotheres, genus Acridotheres
    mynas
    Gracula, genus Gracula
    mynas
    Corvus, genus Corvus
    type genus of the Corvidae: crows and ravens
    Garrulus, genus Garrulus
    type genus of the Garrulinae: Old World jays
    Cyanocitta, genus Cyanocitta
    New World jays
    Perisoreus, genus Perisoreus
    Canada jays
    Nucifraga, genus Nucifraga
    nutcrackers
    Pica, genus Pica
    magpies
    Cracticus, genus Cracticus
    type genus of the Cracticidae: Australian butcherbirds
    Strepera, genus Strepera
    bell magpies
    Gymnorhina, genus Gymnorhina
    in some classifications placed in the family Laniidae: Australian piping crows
    Troglodytes, genus Troglodytes
    type genus of the Troglodytidae
    Cistothorus, genus Cistothorus
    marsh wrens
    Salpinctes, genus Salpinctes
    a genus of Troglodytidae
    Thryothorus, genus Thryothorus
    Carolina wrens
    Campylorhynchus, Heleodytes, genus Campylorhynchus, genus Heleodytes
    alternative classifications for the cactus wrens
    Mimus, genus Mimus
    type genus of the family Mimidae: mockingbirds
    Melanotis, genus Melanotis
    a genus of Mimidae
    Dumetella, genus Dumetella
    catbirds
    Toxostoma, genus Toxostoma
    thrashers
    Xenicus, genus Xenicus
    type genus for the Xenicidae
    Acanthisitta, genus Acanthisitta
    a genus of Xenicidae
    Certhia, genus Certhia
    type genus of the Certhiidae
    Tichodroma, genus Tichodroma
    wall creepers; in some classifications placed in family Sittidae
    Sitta, genus Sitta
    type genus of the Sittidae
    Parus, genus Parus
    type genus of the family Paridae
    Psaltriparus, genus Psaltriparus
    a genus of Paridae
    Chamaea, genus Chamaea
    a genus of Paridae
    Auriparus, genus Auriparus
    a genus of Paridae
    Irena, genus Irena
    type genus of the Irenidae: fairy bluebirds
    Hirundo, genus Hirundo
    type genus of the Hirundinidae
    Iridoprocne, genus Iridoprocne
    a genus of Hirundinidae
    Delichon, genus Delichon
    a genus of Hirundinidae
    Riparia, genus Riparia
    a genus of Hirundinidae
    Progne, genus Progne
    a genus of Hirundinidae
    Artamus, genus Artamus
    type genus of the Artamidae
    Piranga, genus Piranga
    a genus of Thraupidae
    Lanius, genus Lanius
    type genus of the Laniidae: typical shrikes
    Chlorophoneus, genus Chlorophoneus
    a genus of Malaconotinae
    Ptilonorhynchus, genus Ptilonorhynchus
    type genus of the Ptilonorhynchidae
    Chlamydera, genus Chlamydera
    a genus of Ptilonorhynchidae
    Cinclus, genus Cinclus
    type genus of the family Cinclidae
    genus Vireo
    type genus of the Vireonidae
    Bombycilla, genus bombycilla
    waxwings
    Accipiter, genus Accipiter
    type genus of the family Accipitridae
    Buteo, genus Buteo
    broad-winged soaring hawks
    Pernis, genus Pernis
    a common European bird of prey; dull brown with white-streaked underparts
    Milvus, genus-Milvus
    a genus including the common European kits
    Elanoides, genus Elanoides
    a genus of kites
    Elanus, genus Elanus
    a genus of small kites of both Old and New Worlds
    Circus, genus Circus
    a genus of haws comprising the harriers
    Circaetus, genus Circaetus
    harrier eagles
    Falco, genus Falco
    a genus of Falconidae
    Polyborus, genus Polyborus
    a genus of Falconidae
    Harpia, genus Harpia
    a genus of Accipitridae
    Aquila, genus Aquila
    a genus of Accipitridae
    Haliaeetus, genus Haliaeetus
    a genus of Accipitridae
    Pandion, genus Pandion
    type genus of the Pandionidae
    Gyps, genus Gyps
    a genus of Accipitridae
    Gypaetus, genus Gypaetus
    in some classifications the type genus of the family Aegypiidae
    Neophron, genus Neophron
    a genus of Accipitridae
    Aegypius, genus Aegypius
    a genus of Accipitridae
    Sagittarius, genus Sagittarius
    type genus of the Sagittariidae
    Cathartes, genus Cathartes
    type genus of the Cathartidae: turkey vultures
    Vultur, genus Vultur
    a bird that is usually restricted to the Andean condor
    Gymnogyps, genus Gymnogyps
    containing solely the California condor
    Coragyps, genus Coragyps
    a genus of Cathartidae
    Sarcorhamphus, genus Sarcorhamphus
    usually containing only the king vulture
    Athene, genus Athene
    a genus of Strigidae
    Bubo, genus Bubo
    a genus of Strigidae
    Strix, genus Strix
    owls lacking ear tufts
    Otus, genus Otus
    a genus of Strigidae
    Surnia, genus Surnia
    a genus of hawk-like owls
    Asio, genus Asio
    a genus of European owls
    Sceloglaux, genus Sceloglaux
    a genus of Strigidae
    Tyto, genus Tyto
    type and only genus of the family Tytonidae
    Gallus, genus Gallus
    common domestic birds and related forms
    Meleagris, genus Meleagris
    type genus of the Meleagrididae: wild and domestic turkeys
    Agriocharis, genus Agriocharis
    a genus of birds of the family Meleagrididae including the ocellated turkey
    Lyrurus, genus Lyrurus
    black grouse
    Lagopus, genus Lagopus
    ptarmigans
    Tetrao, genus Tetrao
    type genus of the Tetraonidae: capercaillies
    Canachites, genus Canachites
    spruce grouse
    Centrocercus, genus Centrocercus
    sage grouse
    Bonasa, genus Bonasa
    ruffed grouse
    Pedioecetes, genus Pedioecetes
    sharp-tailed grouse
    Tympanuchus, genus Tympanuchus
    prairie chickens
    Crax, genus Crax
    type genus of the Cracidae: curassows
    Penelope, genus Penelope
    a genus of guans (turkey-like arboreal birds valued as game and food birds)
    Pipile, genus Pipile
    genus of large crested guans (the piping guans)
    Ortalis, genus Ortalis
    chachalacas
    Megapodius, genus-Megapodius
    type genus of the Megapodiidae
    genus Leipoa
    mallee fowl
    Alectura, genus Alectura
    brush turkeys
    Macrocephalon, genus Macrocephalon
    maleos
    Phasianus, genus Phasianus
    type genus of the Phasianidae: the typical pheasants
    genus Afropavo
    Congo peafowl
    Argusianus, genus Argusianus
    argus pheasants
    Chrysolophus, genus Chrysolophus
    golden pheasants
    Colinus, genus Colinus
    New World quail: the bobwhites
    Coturnix, genus Coturnix
    Old World quail
    Lophophorus, genus Lophophorus
    monals
    Odontophorus, genus Odontophorus
    genus of Central and South American crested partridges resembling quails; sometimes placed in a distinct subfamily or isolated in a distinct family
    Pavo, genus Pavo
    peafowl
    Lofortyx, genus Lofortyx
    California quail
    genus Tragopan
    a genus of Phasianidae
    Perdix, genus Perdix
    a genus of Perdicinae
    Alectoris, genus Alectoris
    a genus of Perdicidae
    Oreortyx, genus Oreortyx
    mountain quail of western United States
    Numida, genus Numida
    guinea fowl
    Opisthocomus, genus Opisthocomus
    type genus of the Opisthocomidae: hoatzins
    Raphus, genus Raphus
    type genus of the Raphidae: dodos
    Pezophaps, genus Pezophaps
    constituted by the extinct solitaire
    Columba, genus Columba
    type genus of the Columbidae: typical pigeons
    Streptopelia, genus Streptopelia
    turtledoves
    Stictopelia, genus Stictopelia
    a genus of Columbidae
    Zenaidura, genus Zenaidura
    mourning doves
    Ectopistes, genus Ectopistes
    a genus of Columbidae
    Pterocles, genus Pterocles
    type genus of the Pteroclididae
    Syrrhaptes, genus Syrrhaptes
    a genus of Pteroclididae
    Psittacus, genus Psittacus
    type genus of the Psittacidae: usually restricted to the African grey
    Amazona, genus Amazona
    a genus of Psittacidae
    Ara, genus Ara
    macaws
    Nestor, genus Nestor
    a genus of Psittacidae
    Cacatua, Kakatoe, genus Cacatua, genus Kakatoe
    a genus of Psittacidae
    Nymphicus, genus Nymphicus
    a genus of Psittacidae
    Agapornis, genus Agapornis
    a genus of Psittacidae
    Glossopsitta, genus Glossopsitta
    a genus of Loriinae
    Trichoglossus, genus Trichoglossus
    a genus of Loriinae
    Conuropsis, genus Conuropsis
    a genus of Psittacidae
    Melopsittacus, genus Melopsittacus
    a genus of Psittacidae
    Psittacula, genus Psittacula
    a genus of Psittacidae
    Cuculus, genus Cuculus
    type genus of the Cuculidae
    Coccyzus, genus Coccyzus
    a genus of Cuculidae
    Geococcyx, genus Geococcyx
    roadrunners
    Crotophaga, genus Crotophaga
    ani
    Centropus, genus Centropus
    a genus of Cuculidae
    Musophaga, genus Musophaga
    type genus of the Musophagidae
    Coracias, genus Coracias
    type genus of the Coraciidae
    Alcedo, genus Alcedo
    type genus of the Alcedinidae
    Ceryle, genus Ceryle
    a genus of birds of the family Alcedinidae
    Dacelo, genus Dacelo
    Australasian kingfishers
    Halcyon, genus Halcyon
    a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
    Merops, genus Merops
    type genus of the Meropidae
    Buceros, genus Buceros
    type genus of the family Bucerotidae
    Upupa, genus Upupa
    type genus of the Upupidae
    Phoeniculus, genus Phoeniculus
    type and only genus of the family Phoeniculidae
    Momotus, genus Momotus
    type genus of the Momotidae
    Todus, genus Todus
    type genus of the Todidae
    Apus, genus Apus
    type genus
    Chateura, genus Chateura
    a genus of Apodidae
    Collocalia, genus Collocalia
    a genus of Apodidae
    Archilochus, genus Archilochus
    a genus of Trochilidae
    Chalcostigma, genus Chalcostigma
    thornbills
    Ramphomicron, genus Ramphomicron
    thornbills
    Caprimulgus, genus Caprimulgus
    type genus of the Caprimulgidae
    Chordeiles, genus Chordeiles
    a genus of Caprimulgidae
    Phalaenoptilus, genus Phalaenoptilus
    a genus of Caprimulgidae
    Podargus, genus Podargus
    type genus of the Podargidae
    Steatornis, genus Steatornis
    type and sole genus of the family Steatornithidae
    Picus, genus Picus
    type genus of Picidae
    Picoides, genus Picoides
    a genus of Picidae
    Colaptes, genus Colaptes
    a genus of Picidae
    Campephilus, genus Campephilus
    a genus of Picidae
    Melanerpes, genus Melanerpes
    a genus of Picidae
    Sphyrapicus, genus Sphyrapicus
    a genus of Picidae
    Jynx, genus Jynx
    wrynecks
    Picumnus, genus Picumnus
    a genus of Picidae
    Aulacorhyncus, genus Aulacorhyncus
    a genus of Ramphastidae
    genus Trogon
    type genus of the Trogonidae
    Pharomacrus, genus Pharomacrus
    a genus of Trogonidae
    Anas, genus Anas
    type genus of the Anatidae: freshwater ducks
    Tadorna, genus Tadorna
    sheldrakes
    Oxyura, genus Oxyura
    ruddy duck
    Bucephala, genus Bucephala
    buffleheads and goldeneyes
    Aythya, genus Aythya
    canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc.
    Aix, genus Aix
    wood duck and mandarin duck
    Cairina, genus Cairina
    a genus of Anatidae
    Somateria, genus Somateria
    eider ducks
    Melanitta, genus Melanitta
    scoters
    Clangula, genus Clangula
    a genus of ducks
    Mergus, genus Mergus
    mergansers
    Lophodytes, genus Lophodytes
    a genus of Merginae
    Anser, genus Anser
    typical geese
    Chen, subgenus Chen
    wild goose having white adult plumage
    Branta, genus Branta
    wild geese
    genus Coscoroba
    a genus of Anatidae
    Cygnus, genus Cygnus
    a genus of Anatidae
    Anhima, genus Anhima
    type genus of the Anhimidae; horned screamers
    Chauna, genus Chauna
    crested screamers
    Ciconia, genus Ciconia
    type genus of the Ciconiidae: European storks
    Leptoptilus, genus Leptoptilus
    adjutant birds and marabous
    Anastomus, genus Anastomus
    openbills
    genus Jabiru
    jabirus
    Ephippiorhynchus, genus Ephippiorhynchus
    saddlebills
    Xenorhyncus, genus Xenorhyncus
    East Indian and Australian storks
    Mycteria, genus Mycteria
    a genus of storks of the family Ciconiidae now including only the American wood ibis
    Balaeniceps, genus Balaeniceps
    type genus of the Balaenicipitidae: shoebills
    genus Ibis
    ibises
    Threskiornis, genus Threskiornis
    type genus of the Threskiornithidae
    Platalea, genus Platalea
    type genus of the Plataleidae
    Ajaia, genus Ajaia
    a genus of Platalea
    Ardea, genus Ardea
    type genus of the Ardeidae: large New and Old World herons
    Egretta, genus Egretta
    small Old and New World herons
    Casmerodius, genus Casmerodius
    a white egrets
    Bubulcus, genus Bubulcus
    small white egrets
    Nycticorax, genus Nycticorax
    Old World night herons
    Nyctanassa, genus Nyctanassa
    American night herons
    Cochlearius, genus Cochlearius
    boatbills
    Botaurus, genus Botaurus
    bitterns
    Ixobrychus, genus Ixobrychus
    bitterns
    Grus, genus Grus
    type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranes
    Aramus, genus Aramus
    genus of large brown long-billed wading birds found in warm swampy regions of the western hemisphere: courlan; limpkin
    Cariama, genus Cariama
    the type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariama
    genus Chunga
    a genus of Cariamidae
    Gallirallus, genus Gallirallus
    rails of New Zealand
    Crex, genus Crex
    corncrakes
    Porzana, genus Porzana
    spotted crakes
    Gallinula, genus Gallinula
    gallinules
    Porphyrio, genus Porphyrio
    Old World purple gallinules
    Porphyrula, genus Porphyrula
    American purple gallinules
    genus Notornis
    a genus of Rallidae
    Fulica, genus Fulica
    coots
    Otis, genus Otis
    type genus of the Otididae: European bustard
    Choriotis, genus Choriotis
    Australian bustard
    Turnix, genus Turnix
    type genus of the Turnicidae: button quail
    Pedionomus, genus Pedionomus
    plain wanderer
    Psophia, genus Psophia
    type genus of the Psophiidae: trumpeters
    Charadrius, genus Charadrius
    type genus of the Charadriidae: plovers
    Pluvialis, genus Pluvialis
    golden plovers
    Vanellus, genus Vanellus
    Eurasian lapwings
    Arenaria, genus Arenaria
    turnstones
    Aphriza, genus Aphriza
    a genus of Scolopacidae
    Actitis, genus Actitis
    a genus of Scolopacidae
    Erolia, genus Erolia
    a genus of Scolopacidae
    Tringa, genus Tringa
    a genus of Scolopacidae
    Calidris, genus Calidris
    a genus of Scolopacidae
    Crocethia, genus Crocethia
    a genus of Scolopacidae
    Bartramia, genus Bartramia
    a genus of Scolopacidae
    Philomachus, genus Philomachus
    ruffs
    Heteroscelus, genus Heteroscelus
    tattlers
    Catoptrophorus, genus Catoptrophorus
    willet
    Scolopax, genus Scolopax
    type of the Scolopacidae: Old World woodcocks
    Philohela, genus Philohela
    American woodcocks
    Capella, Gallinago, genus Capella, genus Gallinago
    snipes
    Limnocryptes, genus Limnocryptes
    snipe
    Limnodromus, genus Limnodromus
    dowitchers
    Numenius, genus Numenius
    curlews
    Limosa, genus Limosa
    godwits
    Himantopus, genus Himantopus
    major one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills
    Cladorhyncus, genus Cladorhyncus
    one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills
    Recurvirostra, genus Recurvirostra
    type genus of the Recurvirostridae: avocets
    Haematopus, genus Haematopus
    oystercatchers
    Phalaropus, genus Phalaropus
    type genus of the Phalaropidae: phalaropes
    Lobipes, genus Lobipes
    a genus of Phalaropidae
    Steganopus, genus Steganopus
    a genus of Phalaropidae
    Glareola, genus Glareola
    type genus of the Glareolidae: the pratincoles
    Cursorius, genus Cursorius
    coursers
    Pluvianus, genus Pluvianus
    coursers
    Burhinus, genus Burhinus
    type genus of the Burhinidae: stone curlews
    Larus, genus Larus
    type genus of the Laridae
    Pagophila, genus Pagophila
    a genus of Laridae
    Rissa, genus Rissa
    a genus of Laridae
    Sterna, genus Sterna
    a genus of Sterninae
    Rynchops, genus Rynchops
    type genus of the Rynchopidae: skimmers
    Stercorarius, genus Stercorarius
    type genus of the Stercorariidae: jaegers
    Catharacta, genus Catharacta
    skuas
    Alca, genus Alca
    type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill
    Plautus, genus Plautus
    a genus of Alcidae
    Pinguinus, genus Pinguinus
    great auk
    Cepphus, genus Cepphus
    a genus of birds including: guillemots
    Uria, genus Uria
    murres
    Fratercula, genus Fratercula
    puffins
    Lunda, genus Lunda
    puffins
    Gavia, genus Gavia
    type genus of the Gavidae: loons
    Podiceps, genus Podiceps
    type genus of the Podicipedidae: grebes
    Podilymbus, genus Podilymbus
    a genus of Podicipedidae
    Pelecanus, genus Pelecanus
    type genus of the Pelecanidae
    Fregata, genus Fregata
    type genus of the Fregatidae
    Sula, genus Sula
    type genus of the Sulidae
    Phalacrocorax, genus Phalacrocorax
    type genus: coextensive with the family Phalacrocoracidae
    genus Anhinga
    type genus of the Anhingidae
    Phaethon, genus Phaethon
    type genus of the Phaethontidae
    Pygoscelis, genus Pygoscelis
    a genus of Spheniscidae
    Aptenodytes, genus Aptenodytes
    large penguins
    Spheniscus, genus Spheniscus
    type genus of the Spheniscidae: jackass penguins
    Eudyptes, genus Eudyptes
    rock hoppers
    genus Diomedea
    type of the Diomedeidae
    Procellaria, genus Procellaria
    type genus of the Procellariidae
    Macronectes, genus Macronectes
    giant petrels
    Fulmarus, genus Fulmarus
    fulmars
    Puffinus, genus Puffinus
    shearwaters
    Hydrobates, genus Hydrobates
    type genus of the Hydrobatidae
    Oceanites, genus Oceanites
    a genus of Hydrobatidae
    type of:
    genus
    (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
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