c# - How to convert a string to a generic list

String to generic list
string-to-generic-list.aspx

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    protected void Button1_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
    {
        //this line create a string variable.
        string birds = "Crab Plover, Banded Stilt, Masked Lapwing, Kentish Plover";

        Label1.Text = "string of birds............<br />";
        Label1.Text += birds;

        //split string and create a generic list with string data type
        List<string> listOfBirds = birds.Split(new[] { ',' }, StringSplitOptions.RemoveEmptyEntries).ToList();

        Label1.Text += "<br /><br />list of birds............";
        foreach (string bird in listOfBirds)
        {
            Label1.Text += "<br />" + bird;
        }
    }    
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