New Warld vulturs, such as the Californie condor, wur placed incertae sedis within the class Aves till the recogneetion o the new order Cathartiformes.

Incertae sedis (Laitin for "o uncertain placement")[1] is a term uised for a taxonomic group whaur its broader relationships are unkent or undefined.[2]

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  1. "Glossary". International Code of Zoological Nomenclature. International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Retrieved June 12, 2011.
  2. "Frequently Asked Questions". PLANTS database. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved June 12, 2011.