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Taxonavigation: Pelecaniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Pelecaniformes

Familia: Ardeidae
Subfamilia: Nycticoracinae
Genus: Nycticorax
Species: N. caledonicus - N. nycticorax


Nycticorax T. Forster, 1817

Vernacular names[edit]

беларуская: Кваквы
English: Night Herons
suomi: Yöhaikarat


Observations of the Natural History of Swallows; with a collateral statement of facts relative to their migration, and to their brumal torpidity: and a table of reference to authors... To which is added a general catalogue of British birds... p.59

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