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Family Index

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Family (Latin)

Family (English)

Ratites Tinamidae Tinamous
Struthionidae Ostriches
Rheidae Rheas
Casuariidae Cassowaries
Dromaiidae Emu
Apterygidae Kiwis
Waterfowl Anhimidae Screamers
Anseranatidae Magpie Goose
Anatidae Ducks, Geese and Swans
Pheasants and allies Megapodiidae Megapodes
Cracidae Chachalacas, Curassows and Guans
Numididae Guineafowl
Odontophoridae New World Quail
Phasianidae Pheasants and allies
Loons, Penguins and Petrels Gaviidae Loons
Spheniscidae Penguins
Diomedeidae Albatrosses
Procellariidae Petrels, Shearwaters
Hydrobatidae Storm Petrels
Pelecanoididae Diving Petrels
Grebes and Flamingos to storks Podicipedidae Grebes
Phoenicopteridae Flamingos
Phaethontidae Tropicbirds
Ciconiidae Storks
Ibises to Pelicans and Cormorants Threskiornithidae Ibises, Spoonbills
Ardeidae Herons, Bitterns
Scopidae Hamerkop
Balaenicipitidae Shoebill
Pelecanidae Pelicans
Fregatidae Frigatebirds
Sulidae Gannets, Boobies
Phalacrocoracidae Cormorants,Shags
Anhingidae Anhingas, Darters
Raptors Cathartidae New World Vultures
Sagittariidae Secretarybird
Pandionidae Ospreys
Accipitridae Kites, Hawks and Eagles
[Falconidae] Falcons – moved down to precede parrots, passerienes
Bustards, Rails and allies Otididae Bustards
Mesitornithidae Mesites
Cariamidae Seriemas
Rhynochetidae Kagu
Eurypygidae Sunbittern
Sarothruridae Flufftails
Heliornithidae Finfoots
Rallidae Rails, Crakes and Coots
Psophiidae Trumpeters
Gruidae Cranes
Aramidae Limpkin
Shorebirds and allies Turnicidae Buttonquail
Burhinidae Stone-curlews, Thick-knees
Chionidae Sheathbills
Pluvianellidae Magellanic Plover
Haematopodidae Oystercatchers
Dromadidae Crab-plover
Ibidorhynchidae Ibisbill
Recurvirostridae Stilts, Avocets
Charadriidae Plovers
Pluvianidae Egyptian Plover
Rostratulidae Painted-snipes
Jacanidae Jacanas
Pedionomidae Plains-wanderer
Thinocoridae Seedsnipes
Scolopacidae Sandpipers, Snipes
Glareolidae Coursers, Pratincoles
Laridae Gulls, Terns and Skimmers
Stercorariidae Skuas
Alcidae Auks
Sandgrouse, Pigeons Pteroclidae Sandgrouse
Columbidae Pigeons, Doves
Hoatzin,Turacos and Cuckoos Opisthocomidae Hoatzin
Musophagidae Turacos
Cuculidae Cuckoos
Owls Tytonidae Barn Owls
Strigidae Owls
Nightjars Podargidae Frogmouths
Steatornithidae Oilbird
Nyctibiidae Potoos
Caprimulgidae Nightjars
Swifts, Hummingbirds and allies Aegothelidae Owlet-nightjars
Hemiprocnidae Treeswifts
Apodidae Swifts
Trochilidae Hummingbirds
Mousebirds to Hornbills Coliidae Mousebirds
Trogonidae Trogons
Leptosomidae Cuckoo Roller
Coraciidae Rollers
Brachypteraciidae Ground Rollers
Alcedinidae Kingfishers
Todidae Todies
Momotidae Motmots
Meropidae Bee-eaters
Upupidae Hoopoes
Phoeniculidae Wood Hoopoes
Bucerotidae Hornbills
Bucorvidae Ground Hornbills
Woodpeckers and allies Galbulidae Jacamars
Bucconidae Puffbirds
Capitonidae New World Barbets
Semnornithidae Toucan Barbets
Ramphastidae Toucans
Megalaimidae Asian Barbets
Lybiidae African Barbets
Indicatoridae Honeyguides
Picidae Woodpeckers
Falcons Falconidae Falcons
Parrots Strigopidae New Zealand Parrots
Cacatuidae Cockatoos
Psittacidae Parrots
NZ Wrens and Pittas to Ovenbirds Acanthisittidae New Zealand Wrens
Eurylaimidae Broadbills
Pittidae Pittas
Furnariidae Ovenbirds
Antbirds to Tapaculos Thamnophilidae Antbirds
Formicariidae Antthrushes
Grallariidae Antpittas
Conopophagidae Gnateaters
Rhinocryptidae Tapaculos
Melanopareiidae Crescentchests
Tyrant Flycatchers and Cotingas Tyrannidae Tyrant Flycatchers
Cotingidae Cotingas
Pipridae Manakins
Tityridae Sharpbill, Tityras and Becards
Incertae Sedis 1 Phibalura, Calyptura
Lyrebirds to Whipbirds Menuridae Lyrebirds
Atrichornithidae Scrubbirds
Ptilonorhynchidae Bowerbirds, Turnagra (2.6)
Climacteridae Australasian Treecreepers
Maluridae Australasian Wrens
Meliphagidae Honeyeaters
Dasyornithidae Bristlebirds
Pardalotidae Pardalotes
Acanthizidae Australasian Warblers, Pachycare
Pomatostomidae Australasian Babblers
Orthonychidae Logrunners
Cnemophilidae Satinbirds
Melanocharitidae Berrypeckers, Longbills
Paramythiidae Painted Berrypeckers
Callaeidae Wattled Crows
Notiomystidae Stitchbird
Psophodidae Whipbirds, Jewel-babblers and Quail-thrushes
Batises to Shrikes Platysteiridae Wattle-eyes, Batises
Tephrodornithidae Woodshrikes and allies
Prionopidae Helmetshrikes
Malaconotidae Bushshrikes
Machaerirhynchidae Boatbills
Vangidae Vangas
Cracticidae Butcherbirds and allies
Pityriaseidae Bristlehead
Artamidae Woodswallows
Aegithinidae Ioras
Campephagidae Cuckooshrikes
Mohouidae Whiteheads
Neosittidae Sittellas
Incertae Sedis 2 Rhagologus, Eulacestoma, Aleadryas, Ornorectes, Oreoica
Pachycephalidae Whistlers and allies
Laniidae Shrikes
Vireos, Crows and allies Vireonidae Vireos, Greenlets, shrike-babblers
Oriolidae Figbirds, Orioles
Dicruridae Drongos
Rhipiduridae Fantails
Monarchidae Monarchs
Corvidae Crows, Jays
Corcoracidae Australian Mudnesters
Incertae Sedis 3 Melampitta, Ifrita
Paradisaeidae Birds-of-paradise
Petroicidae Australasian Robins
Picathartidae Rockfowl
Chaetopidae Rockjumpers
Eupetidae Rail-babbler
Waxwings to Swallows Bombycillidae Waxwings
Ptiliogonatidae Silky-flycatchers
Hypocoliidae Hypocolius
Dulidae Palmchat
Mohoidae Oos
Hylocitreidae Hylocitrea
Stenostiridae Fairy Flycatchers
Paridae Tits, Chickadees
Remizidae Penduline Tits
Panuridae Bearded Reedling
Nicatoridae Nicators
Alaudidae Larks
Pycnonotidae Bulbuls
Hirundinidae Swallows, Martins
Old World Warblers Pnoepygidae Wren-babblers
Macrosphenidae Crombecs, African Warblers
Cettiidae Cettia Bush Warblers and allies
Scotocercidae Streaked Scrub Warbler
Erythrocercidae Yellow Flycatchers
Incertae Sedis 4 Graueria, Hylia, Pholidornis
Aegithalidae Bushtits
Phylloscopidae Leaf Warblers and allies
Acrocephalidae Reed Warblers and allies
Locustellidae Grassbirds and allies
Donacobiidae Black-capped Donacobius
Bernieridae Malagasy Warblers
Cisticolidae Cisticolas and allies
 Babblers Timaliidae Babblers, Scimitar Babblers
Pellorneidae Fulvettas, Ground Babblers
Leiothrichidae Laughingthrushes
Sylviidae Sylviid Babblers, Parrotbills, Myzornis
Zosteropidae White-eyes
Sugarbirds, Starlings and Thrushes Arcanatoridae Dapple-throat and allies
Promeropidae Sugarbirds
Irenidae Fairy-bluebirds
Regulidae Goldcrests, Kinglets
Elachuridae Elachuras
Hyliotidae Hyliotas
Troglodytidae Wrens
Polioptilidae Gnatcatchers
Sittidae Nuthatches
Tichodromidae Wallcreeper
Certhiidae Treecreepers
Mimidae Mockingbirds, Thrashers
Sturnidae Starlings, Rhabdornis
Buphagidae Oxpeckers
Turdidae Thrushes
Chats, Old World Flycatchers Muscicapidae Chats, Old World Flycatchers
Dippers, Sunbirds, Old World Sparrows Cinclidae Dippers
Chloropseidae Leafbirds
Dicaeidae Flowerpeckers
Nectariniidae Sunbirds
Passeridae Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches
 Weavers, Waxbills to Pipits Ploceidae Weavers, Widowbirds
Estrildidae Waxbills, Munias and allies
Viduidae Indigobirds, Whydahs
Peucedramidae Olive Warbler
Prunellidae Accentors
Motacillidae Wagtails, Pipits
Finches, New World Warblers and Blackbirds Urocynchramidae Przevalski’s Finch
Fringillidae Finches
Parulidae New World Warblers
Incertae Sedis 5 Microligea, Teretristis, Zeledonia, Icteria, Xenoligea
Icteridae Oropendolas, Orioles & Blackbirds
Buntings to Bush Tanagers Coerebidae Bananaquit
Emberizidae Buntings, New World Sparrows and allies
Tanagers, Cardinals and Allies Thraupidae Tanagers and allies
Calcariidae Longspurs, Snow buntings
Cardinalidae Cardinals, Grosbeaks and allies