Families – Alphabetical (Scientific)

Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) ©©Paul Higgins

Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) ©©Paul Higgins

Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And [yet] not one of them is forgotten or uncared for in the presence of God. (Luke 12:6 AMP) (Or Waxwings)

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

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