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Fringillidae - True Finches, Siskins, Crossbills, Hawaiian Honeycreepers

There are around 177 species of birds in this family. They are found all over the world, and many species are found in the Northern Hemisphere. Most species have strong, cone-shaped bills that they use to crack seeds. Some species have small bills, and others have large bills. The birds in this family come in a variety of colors and patterns. They range in size from large to small and all species have 12 tail feathers.


 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Aves
 Order: Passeriformes 
 Family: Fringillidae