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Birds phylogeny (updated) by Rainbowleo Birds phylogeny (updated) by Rainbowleo
Just because the first version was awful :')

Based on last bird's phylogenetic tree shared by scientist from Yales University, Florida state University, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciencs and Cornell University.

I made a mistake, a little bit too late to repair it ; I expose here all birds orders, however, Columbimorphae and Otidimorphae are not orders, they are super-orders. Columbimorphae actually contain three orders ; Columbiformes, Pterocliformes and Mesitornithiformes. Otidimorphae also contain three orders ; Otidiformes, Cuculiformes and Musophagiformes.

Birds species, from top to bottom ; 

- Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)
- Mitred parakeet (Psittacara mitratus)
- Pied falconet (Microhierax melanoleucos)
- Red-legged seriama (Cariama cristata)
- Laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
- Channel-billed toucan (Ramphastos vitellinus)
- Great hornbill (Buceros bicornis)
- Choco trogon (Trogon comptus)
- Cuckoo roller (Leptosomus discolor)
- White-backed mousebird (Colius colius)
- Snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus)
- Bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus)
- Hoatzin ( Opisthocomus hoazin)
- Purple heron (Ardea purpurea)
- Flightless cormoran (Phalacrocorax harrisi)
- Marabou stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer)
- Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus)
- King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus)
- Common loon (Gavia immer)
- Red-tailed tropicbird (Phaeton rubricauda)
- Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias)
- Western gull (Larus occidentalis)
- American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
- Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
- Red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis)
- Stock dove (Columba oenas)
- Kori bustard (Ardeotis kori)
- Costa's hummingbird (Calypte costae)
- European nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)
- Mrs. Hume's pheasant (Syrmaticus humiae)
- Mute swan (Cygnus olor)
- Southern brown kiwi (Apteryx australis)
- Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)
- Elegant crested tinamou (Eudromia elegans)
- Greater rhea (Rhea americana)
- Common ostrich (Struthio camelus)
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CartoonBen Featured By Owner Edited May 14, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Magnifying Glass Nice job on the phylogeny of the birds. And as for the mistake you made, you did your best. If you REALLY want to start over, just let me know. ;) (Wink) But you still don't have to. No one should force you to do it. We ALL make mistakes. Right? Judy - Icon Kudos on using a font that's influenced by the title of Disney's "Zootopia" by the way. :-? (Confused) Also when you were talking about the "first version" of the phylogeny of birds picture, were you talking about the one with dinosaurs in it? :D (Big Grin) Because I actually thought that one looked great.
Rainbowleo Featured By Owner May 27, 2018
Ps: Yes, it's Zootopia's font ;)
CartoonBen Featured By Owner May 27, 2018  Student Digital Artist
:D (Big Grin) Awesome. It is one of my favorite animated Walt Disney Animation Studios films of all time besides The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Another thing about Zootopia is that the style they used for their title's letters (along with the color palette) really fit well with the movie's atmosphere.
Rainbowleo Featured By Owner May 27, 2018
No, I spoke about my older version of birds phylogeny, but even for the one with dinosaurs, I don't very like it anymore. They were my first steps with digital drawing, and I could do better know
CartoonBen Featured By Owner May 27, 2018  Student Digital Artist
:shrappy: Well that's okay. You can make a newer edition if you like. No one's stopping you, right?
acepredator Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2017
All the aquatic ones are in one clade....
waterpoke Featured By Owner May 20, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Anseriformes aren't in that Clade and they're mostly aquatic.
Rainbowleo Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2017
And....? What do you mean ? :')
Dinosaurlover83 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2017  Student Artist
Rainbowleo Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2017
Thank you :)
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