Crested Auklets, which are Auks
Charadriiformes is a diverse order of small to medium-large birds. It includes about 350 species and has members in all parts of the world. Most Charadriiformes live near water and eat invertebrates or other small animals; however some are pelagic, some occupy deserts and a few are found in thick forest.
The order is usually divided into three suborders: