A division of wild birds such as the geese ducks and closely allied forms
- ducks; geese; swans; screamers
- A division of birds including the geese, ducks, and closely allied forms.
(n. pl.) A division of wild birds such as the geese, ducks, and closely allied kinds.
Orders: Ichthyornes, Colymbiformes, Sphenisciformes, Procellariiformes, Ciconiiformes, (Suborders: Steganopodes, Ardeae, Ciconiae, Phoenicopteri), Anseriformes (Sub-orders: Palamedeae, Anseres), Falconiformes (Sub-orders: Cathartae, 1 Craniata may be usefully divided into 3 grades: (a) Branchiata Heterodactyla, which includes Pisces except Cyclostomes.