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Columbiformes - Doves, Pigeons

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 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Aves
 Order: Columbiformes

Mourning DoveThere are three families in this order. The Raphidae family includes the dodo and solitaires. The Columbidae family includes doves and pigeons. The Pteroclididae family includes the sandgrouse. There are over 300 species in this order.

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  Raphidae (dodos, solitaires)
  Columbidae (doves, pigeons)

  Pteroclididae (sandgrouse)