Birds


 
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All orders have been arranged alphabetically, as well as the families inside these orders.
 
Accipitriformes - Birds of Prey

-Accipitridae - Eagles; Buzzards; Hawks

 
Aepyornithiformes - Elephant-Birds

-Aepyornithidae - Elephant-Birds

 
Anseriformes - Waterfowl

-Anatidae - Ducks; Geese; Swans

 
Apodiformes - Swiftlets (incl. Trochiliformes)

-Aegothelidae - Owlet-Nightjars
-Apodidae - Swiftlets
-Trochilidae - Hummingbirds

 
Apterygiformes - Kiwis

-Apterygidae - Kiwis

 
Aptornithiformes - Adzebills

-Aptornithidae - Adzebills

 
Ardeiformes - Bitterns; Egretts; Herons; Ibises

-Ardeidae - Bitterns; Egretts; Herons
-Thresciornithidae - Ibises

 
Bucerotiformes - Hornbills (incl. Upupiformes)

-Bucerotidae - Hornbills
-Upupidae - Hoopoes

 
Caprimulgiformes - Nightjars

-Caprimulgidae (incl. Eurostopodidae) - Nightjars

 
Casuariformes - Cassowarries; Emus

-Casuariidae - Cassowarries; Emus

 
Charadriformes - Plover-like Birds

-Alcidae - Auks; Puffins
-Burhinidae - Thick-knees
-Charadriidae - Plovers
-Haematopidae - Oystercatchers
-Laridae - Gulls
-Scolopacidae - Snipes
-Turnicidae - Buttonquails

 
Columbiformes - Doves; Pigeons

-Columbidae - Doves; Pigeons (+ Dodos)

 
Coraciiformes - Roller-like Birds

-Alcedinidae (incl. Dacelonidae) - Kingfishers

-Brachypteraciidae - Ground Rollers

 
Cuculiformes - Cuckoos

-Cuculidae (incl. Centropodidae) - Cuckoos

 
Dinornithiformes - Moas

-Dinornithidae - Moas
-Emeidae - Heavy-footed Moas

 
Eurypygiformes - Kagus; Sunbitterns

-Rhynochetidae - Kagus

 
Falconiformes - Falcons

-Falconidae - Falcons

 
Galliformes - Gamebirds

-Megapodiidae - Megapodes
-Numididae - Guineafowl
-Phasianidae - Pheasants

 
Gruiformes - Rail-like Birds

-Rallidae - Rails

 
Otidiformes - Bustards

-Otididae - Bustards

 
Passeriformes - Sparrow-like Birds

-Acanthisittidae - New Zealand Wrens
-Acanthizidae - Australopapuan Warblers
-Acrocephalidae - Marsh-Warblers; Tree-Warblers
-Artamidae - Woodswallows
-Callaeidae - New Zealand Wattled Birds
-Campephagidae - Cuckoo-Shrikes
-Cettiidae - Ground-Warblers
-Cisticolidae - Cisticolas
-Corvidae - Crows
-Dasyornithidae - Bristlebirds
-Emberizidae - Buntings
-Estrildidae - Waxbills
-Fringillidae - Finches and Allies
-Furnariidae - Ovenbirds; Woodcreepers
-Grallariidae - Antpittas
-Hirundinidae - Swallows
-Icteridae - Icterids
-Locustellidae - Grassbirds
-Macrosphenidae - African Warblers
-Maluridae - Fairy-Wrens
-Meliphagidae - Honeyeaters
-Mimidae - Mockingbirds; Thrashers
-Mohoidae - Hawaiian 'O'os
-Monarchidae - Monarchs
-Muscicapidae - Old World Flycatchers
-Notiomystidae - Stitchbirds
-Oriolidae - Old World Orioles
-Paridae - Tits
-Parulidae - New World Warblers
-Passerellidae - American Sparrows
-Pellorneidae - Ground Babblers
-Petroicidae - Australasian Robins
-Phylloscopidae - Leaf-Warblers
-Ploceidae - Weavers
-Pittidae - Pittas
-Psophidae - Whipbirds
-Pycnonotidae - Bulbuls
-Regulidae - Kinglets
-Rhipiduridae - Fantails
-Sturnidae - Starlings
-Sylviidae - Old World Warblers
-Thamnophilidae - Antbirds
-Thraupidae - Tanagers
-Troglodytidae - Wrens
-Turdidae - Thrushes
-Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers
-Zosteropidae - White-eyes

 
Piciformes - Woodpeckers and Allies

-Picidae - Woodpeckers

 
Podicipediformes - Grebes

-Podicipedidae - Grebes

 
Procellariiformes - Petrels; Shearwaters

-Hydrobatidae - Northern Storm-Petrels
-Procellariidae - Petrels; Shearwaters

 
Psittaciformes - Parrots

-Cacatuidae - Cockatoes
-Psittacidae - Common Parrots
-Strigopidae - Kakapos; Kakas;  Keas

 
Pterocliformes - Sandgrouses

-Pteroclidae - Sandgrouses

 
Sphenisciformes - Penguins

-Spheniscidae - Penguins

 
Strigiformes - Owls and Allies

-Strigidae - Owls
-Tytonidae - Barn Owls

 
Struthioniformes - Ostriches

-Struthionidae- Ostriches

 
Suliformes - Cormorants; Boobies

-Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants
-Sulidae - Boobies

 
Tinamiformes - Tinamous

-Tinamidae - Tinamous