Families – Alphabetical (English)

Orange-headed Tanager (Thlypopsis sordida) by Dario Sanches

Orange-headed Tanager (Thlypopsis sordida) by Dario Sanches

By them the birds of the heavens have their home; They sing among the branches. (Psalms 104:12 NKJV)

Families Alphabetical (English) – I.O.C. 8.1 Version
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Accentors – Prunellidae
African & New World Parrots – Psittacidae
African Barbets – Lybiidae
Albatrosses – Diomedeidae
Anhingas, Darters – Anhingidae
Antbirds – Thamnophilidae
Antpittas – Grallariidae
Antthrushes – Formicariidae
Asian Barbets – Megalaimidae
Auks – Alcidae
Austral Storm Petrels – Oceanitidae
Australasian Babblers – Pomatostomidae
Australasian Robins – Petroicidae
Australasian Treecreepers – Climacteridae
Australasian Warblers – Acanthizidae
Australasian Wrens – Maluridae
Australian Mudnesters – Corcoracidae
Australo-Papuan Bellbirds – Oreoicidae
Babblers, Scimitar Babblers – Timaliidae
Barn Owls – Tytonidae
Bearded Reedling – Panuridae
Bee-eaters – Meropidae
Berrypeckers, Longbills – Melanocharitidae
Birds-of-paradise – Paradisaeidae
Black-capped Donacobius – Donacobiidae
Boatbills – Machaerirhynchidae
Bowerbirds – Ptilonorhynchidae
Bristlebirds – Dasyornithidae
Bristlehead – Pityriaseidae
Broadbills – Eurylaimidae
Bulbuls – Pycnonotidae
Buntings – Emberizidae
Bushshrikes – Malaconotidae
Bushtits – Aegithalidae
Bustards – Otididae
Buttonquail – Turnicidae
Caracaras, Falcons – Falconidae
Cardinals, Grosbeaks and allies – Cardinalidae
Cassowaries and Emu – Casuariidae
Cettia Bush Warblers and allies – Cettiidae
Chachalacas, Curassows and Guans – Cracidae
Chats, Old World Flycatchers – Muscicapidae
Chat-tanagers – Calyptophilidae
Cisticolas and allies – Cisticolidae
Cockatoos – Cacatuidae
Cormorants, Shags – Phalacrocoracidae
Cotingas – Cotingidae
Coursers, Pratincoles – Glareolidae
Crab-plover – Dromadidae
Cranes – Gruidae
Crescentchests – Melanopareiidae
Crombecs, African Warblers – Macrosphenidae
Crows, Jays – Corvidae
Cuban Warblers – Teretistridae
Cuckoo Roller – Leptosomidae
Cuckoos – Cuculidae
Cuckooshrikes – Campephagidae
Dapple-throat and allies – Modulatricidae
Dippers – Cinclidae
Drongos – Dicruridae
Ducks, Geese and Swans – Anatidae
Egyptian Plover – Pluvianidae
Elachura – Elachuridae
Fairy Flycatchers – Stenostiridae
Fairy-bluebirds – Irenidae
Family Uncertain – Uncertain Incertae Sedis
Fantails – Rhipiduridae
Figbirds, Orioles & Turnagra – Oriolidae
Finches, Euphonias – Fringillidae
Finfoots – Heliornithidae
Flamingos – Phoenicopteridae
Flowerpeckers – Dicaeidae
Flufftails – Sarothruridae
Frigatebirds – Fregatidae
Frogmouths – Podargidae
Fulvettas, Ground Babblers – Pellorneidae
Gannets, Boobies – Sulidae
Gnatcatchers – Polioptilidae
Gnateaters – Conopophagidae
Goldcrests, Kinglets – Regulidae
Grassbirds and allies – Locustellidae
Grebes – Podicipedidae
Ground Hornbills – Bucorvidae
Ground Rollers – Brachypteraciidae
Guineafowl – Numididae
Gulls, Terns and Skimmers – Laridae
Hamerkop – Scopidae
Helmetshrikes – Prionopidae
Herons, Bitterns – Ardeidae
Hispaniolan Tanagers – Phaenicophilidae
Hoatzin – Opisthocomidae
Honeyeaters – Meliphagidae
Honeyguides – Indicatoridae
Hoopoes – Upupidae
Hornbills – Bucerotidae
Hummingbirds – Trochilidae
Hyliotas – Hyliotidae
Hylocitrea – Hylocitreidae
Hypocolius – Hypocoliidae
Ibisbill – Ibidorhynchidae
Ibises, Spoonbills – Threskiornithidae
Ifrit – Ifritidae
Indigobirds, Whydahs – Viduidae
Ioras – Aegithinidae
Jacamars – Galbulidae
Jacanas – Jacanidae
Kagu – Rhynochetidae
Kingfishers – Alcedinidae
Kites, Hawks and Eagles – Accipitridae
Kiwis – Apterygidae
Larks – Alaudidae
Laughingthrushes & allies – Leiothrichidae
Leaf Warblers and allies – Phylloscopidae
Leafbirds – Chloropseidae
Limpkin – Aramidae
Logrunners – Orthonychidae
Longspurs, Snow Buntings – Calcariidae
Loons – Gaviidae
Lyrebirds – Menuridae
Madagascan Warblers – Bernieridae
Magellanic Plover – Pluvianellidae
Magpie Goose – Anseranatidae
Manakins – Pipridae
Megapodes – Megapodiidae
Melampittas – Melampittidae
Mesites – Mesitornithidae
Mitrospingid Tanagers – Mitrospingidae
Mockingbirds, Thrashers – Mimidae
Monarchs – Monarchidae
Motmots – Momotidae
Mottled Berryhunter – Rhagologidae
Mousebirds – Coliidae
New World Barbets – Capitonidae
New World Quail – Odontophoridae
New World Sparrows – Passerellidae
New World Vultures – Cathartidae
New World Warblers – Parulidae
New Zealand Parrots – Strigopidae
New Zealand Wattlebirds – Callaeidae
New Zealand Wrens – Acanthisittidae
Nicators – Nicatoridae
Nightjars – Caprimulgidae
Northern Storm Petrels – Hydrobatidae
Nuthatches – Sittidae
Oilbird – Steatornithidae
Old World Parrots – Psittaculidae
Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches – Passeridae
Olive Warbler – Peucedramidae
Oos – Mohoidae
Oropendolas, Orioles and Blackbirds – Icteridae
Ospreys – Pandionidae
Ostriches – Struthionidae
Ovenbirds – Furnariidae
Owlet-nightjars – Aegothelidae
Owls – Strigidae
Oxpeckers – Buphagidae
Oystercatchers – Haematopodidae
Painted Berrypeckers – Paramythiidae
Painted-snipes – Rostratulidae
Palmchat – Dulidae
Pardalotes – Pardalotidae
Pelicans – Pelecanidae
Penduline Tits – Remizidae
Penguins – Spheniscidae
Petrels, Shearwaters & Diving Petrels – Procellariidae
Pheasants and allies – Phasianidae
Pigeons, Doves – Columbidae
Pittas – Pittidae
Plains-wanderer – Pedionomidae
Ploughbill – Eulacestomatidae
Plovers – Charadriidae
Potoos – Nyctibiidae
Przevalski’s Finch – Urocynchramidae
Puerto Rican Tanager – Nesospingidae
Puffbirds – Bucconidae
Rail-babbler – Eupetidae
Rails, Crakes and Coots – Rallidae
Reed Warblers and allies – Acrocephalidae
Rheas – Rheidae
Rockfowl – Picathartidae
Rockjumpers – Chaetopidae
Rollers – Coraciidae
Sandgrouse – Pteroclidae
Sandpipers, Snipes – Scolopacidae
Sapayoa – Sapayoidae
Satinbirds – Cnemophilidae
Screamers – Anhimidae
Scrubbirds – Atrichornithidae
Secretarybird – Sagittariidae
Seedsnipes – Thinocoridae
Seriemas – Cariamidae
Sheathbills – Chionidae
Shoebill – Balaenicipitidae
Shrikes – Laniidae
Silky-flycatchers – Ptiliogonatidae
Sittellas – Neosittidae
Skuas – Stercorariidae
Spindalises – Spindalidae
Starlings, Rhabdornis – Sturnidae
Stilts, Avocets – Recurvirostridae
Stitchbird – Notiomystidae
Stone-curlews, Thick-knees – Burhinidae
Storks – Ciconiidae
Streaked Scrub Warbler – Scotocercidae
Sugarbirds – Promeropidae
Sunbirds – Nectariniidae
Sunbittern – Eurypygidae
Swallows, Martins – Hirundinidae
Swifts – Apodidae
Sylviid Babblers – Sylviidae
Tanagers and allies – Thraupidae
Tapaculos – Rhinocryptidae
Thrushes – Turdidae
Thrush-tanager – Rhodinocichlidae
Tinamous – Tinamidae
Tits, Chickadees – Paridae
Tityras, Becards, Sharpbill – Tityridae
Todies – Todidae
Toucan Barbets – Semnornithidae
Toucans – Ramphastidae
Treecreepers – Certhiidae
Treeswifts – Hemiprocnidae
Trogons – Trogonidae
Tropicbirds – Phaethontidae
Trumpeters – Psophiidae
Turacos – Musophagidae
Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura – Tyrannidae
Vangas – Vangidae
Vireos, Greenlets & Shrike-babblers – Vireonidae
Wagtails, Pipits – Motacillidae
Wallcreeper – Tichodromidae
Wattle-eyes, Batises – Platysteiridae
Waxbills, Munias and allies – Estrildidae
Waxwings – Bombycillidae
Weavers, Widowbirds – Ploceidae
Whipbirds, Jewel-babblers and Quail-thrushes – Psophodidae
Whistlers and allies – Pachycephalidae
White-eyes – Zosteropidae
Whiteheads – Mohouidae
Wood Hoopoes – Phoeniculidae
Woodpeckers – Picidae
Woodshrikes and allies – Tephrodornithidae
Woodswallows, Butcherbirds and Allies – Artamidae
Wren-babblers – Pnoepygidae
Wrens – Troglodytidae
Wrenthrush – Zeledoniidae
Yellow Flycatchers – Erythrocercidae
Yellow-breasted Chat – Icteriidae

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