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The science of classification of birds and other animals and plants. In ornithology, it may be divided into: (1) classification, or the the sorting of birds into orders, families, genera, species and subspecies; (2) naming, or nomenclature, and (3) describing[1].

References

  1. ^ Terres, John K. (1980). The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. ISBN 0394466519. 
Anatomy of an amiotic egg This article is part of Project Glossary, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each term related to animals.


Hemipus picatus This article is part of Project Taxonomy, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each taxonomic term.
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