Families – Taxonomic (English – Scientific)

Wrinkled Hornbill (Aceros corrugatus) Brevard Zoo by Lee

Wrinkled Hornbill (Aceros corrugatus) Brevard Zoo by Lee

Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to Adam to see what he would call them. And whatever Adam called each living creature, that was its name. (Genesis 2:19 NKJV)

Index for Families in Taxonomic Order ~ English – Scientific

I.O.C. Version 9.2

New Families Added with Version 9.2
Calyptomenidae – African and Green Broadbills (9.2)
Cinclosomatidae – Jewel-babblers, Quail-thrushes (9.2)
Falcunculidae – Shriketit (9.2)
Hyliidae – Hylias, Pholidornis (9.2)
Coliidae – Mousebirds (9.2)
Philepittidae – Asities (9.2)
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Ostriches – Struthionidae
Rheas – Rheidae
Kiwis – Apterygidae
Cassowaries, Emu – Casuariidae
Tinamous – Tinamidae
Megapodes – Megapodiidae
Chachalacas, Curassows, Guans – Cracidae
Guineafowl – Numididae
New World Quail – Odontophoridae
Pheasants & Allies – Phasianidae
Screamers – Anhimidae
Magpie Goose – Anseranatidae
Ducks, Geese, Swans – Anatidae
Frogmouths – Podargidae
Oilbird – Steatornithidae
Potoos – Nyctibiidae
Nightjars – Caprimulgidae
Owlet-nightjars – Aegothelidae
Treeswifts – Hemiprocnidae
Swifts – Apodidae
Hummingbirds – Trochilidae
Turacos – Musophagidae
Bustards – Otididae
Cuckoos – Cuculidae
Mesites – Mesitornithidae
Sandgrouse – Pteroclidae
Pigeons, Doves – Columbidae
Flufftails – Sarothruridae
Finfoots – Heliornithidae
Rails, Crakes & Coots – Rallidae
Trumpeters – Psophiidae
Cranes – Gruidae
Limpkin – Aramidae
Grebes – Podicipedidae
Flamingos – Phoenicopteridae
Buttonquail – Turnicidae
Stone-curlews, Thick-knees – Burhinidae
Sheathbills – Chionidae
Magellanic Plover – Pluvianellidae
Oystercatchers – Haematopodidae
Crab-plover – Dromadidae
Ibisbill – Ibidorhynchidae
Stilts, Avocets – Recurvirostridae
Plovers – Charadriidae
Egyptian Plover – Pluvianidae
Painted-snipes – Rostratulidae
Jacanas – Jacanidae
Plains-wanderer – Pedionomidae
Seedsnipes – Thinocoridae
Sandpipers, Snipes – Scolopacidae
Coursers, Pratincoles – Glareolidae
Gulls, Terns, Skimmers – Laridae
Skuas – Stercorariidae
Auks – Alcidae
Kagu – Rhynochetidae
Sunbittern – Eurypygidae
Tropicbirds – Phaethontidae
Loons – Gaviidae
Penguins – Spheniscidae
Austral Storm Petrels – Oceanitidae
Albatrosses – Diomedeidae
Northern Storm Petrels – Hydrobatidae
Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels – Procellariidae
Storks – Ciconiidae
Frigatebirds – Fregatidae
Gannets, Boobies – Sulidae
Cormorants, Shags – Phalacrocoracidae
Anhingas, Darters – Anhingidae
Ibises, Spoonbills – Threskiornithidae
Herons, Bitterns – Ardeidae
Hamerkop – Scopidae
Shoebill – Balaenicipitidae
Pelicans – Pelecanidae
Hoatzin – Opisthocomidae
New World Vultures – Cathartidae
Secretarybird – Sagittariidae
Ospreys – Pandionidae
Kites, Hawks, Eagles – Accipitridae
Barn Owls – Tytonidae
Owls – Strigidae
Mousebirds – Coliidae
Cuckoo Roller – Leptosomidae
Trogons – Trogonidae
Hoopoes – Upupidae
Wood Hoopoes – Phoeniculidae
Ground Hornbills – Bucorvidae
Hornbills – Bucerotidae
Rollers – Coraciidae
Ground Rollers – Brachypteraciidae
Kingfishers – Alcedinidae
Todies – Todidae
Motmots – Momotidae
Bee-eaters – Meropidae
Jacamars – Galbulidae
Puffbirds – Bucconidae
New World Barbets – Capitonidae
Toucan Barbets – Semnornithidae
Toucans – Ramphastidae
Asian Barbets – Megalaimidae
African Barbets – Lybiidae
Honeyguides – Indicatoridae
Woodpeckers – Picidae
Seriemas – Cariamidae
Caracaras, Falcons – Falconidae
New Zealand Parrots – Strigopidae
Cockatoos – Cacatuidae
African & New World Parrots – Psittacidae
Old World Parrots – Psittaculidae
New Zealand Wrens – Acanthisittidae
Sapayoa – Sapayoidae
Typical Broadbills – Eurylaimidae
Asities – Philepittidae
African and Green Broadbills – Calyptomenidae
Pittas – Pittidae
Ovenbirds – Furnariidae
Antbirds – Thamnophilidae
Antthrushes – Formicariidae
Antpittas – Grallariidae
Gnateaters – Conopophagidae
Tapaculos – Rhinocryptidae
Crescentchests – Melanopareiidae
Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura – Tyrannidae
Cotingas – Cotingidae
Manakins – Pipridae
Tityras, Becards, Sharpbill – Tityridae
Lyrebirds – Menuridae
Scrubbirds – Atrichornithidae
Bowerbirds – Ptilonorhynchidae
Australasian Treecreepers – Climacteridae
Australasian Wrens – Maluridae
Honeyeaters – Meliphagidae
Bristlebirds – Dasyornithidae
Pardalotes – Pardalotidae
Australasian Warblers – Acanthizidae
Australasian Babblers – Pomatostomidae
Logrunners – Orthonychidae
Satinbirds – Cnemophilidae
Berrypeckers, Longbills – Melanocharitidae
Painted Berrypeckers – Paramythiidae
New Zealand Wattlebirds – Callaeidae
Stitchbird – Notiomystidae
Whipbirds – Psophodidae
Jewel-babblers, Quail-thrushes – Cinclosomatidae
Wattle-eyes, Batises – Platysteiridae
Bushshrikes – Malaconotidae
Boatbills – Machaerirhynchidae
Vangas & Allies – Vangidae
Bristlehead – Pityriasidae
Woodswallows, Butcherbirds & Allies – Artamidae
Mottled Berryhunter – Rhagologidae
Ioras – Aegithinidae
Cuckooshrikes – Campephagidae
Whiteheads – Mohouidae
Sittellas – Neosittidae
Ploughbill – Eulacestomatidae
Australo-Papuan Bellbirds – Oreoicidae
Shriketit – Falcunculidae
Whistlers & Allies – Pachycephalidae
Shrikes – Laniidae
Vireos, Greenlets, Shrike-babblers – Vireonidae
Figbirds, Orioles, Turnagra – Oriolidae
Drongos – Dicruridae
Fantails – Rhipiduridae
Monarchs – Monarchidae
Crows, Jays – Corvidae
Australian Mudnesters – Corcoracidae
Melampittas – Melampittidae
Ifrit – Ifritidae
Birds-of-paradise – Paradisaeidae
Australasian Robins – Petroicidae
Rockfowl – Picathartidae
Rockjumpers – Chaetopidae
Rail-babbler – Eupetidae
Waxwings – Bombycillidae
Silky-flycatchers – Ptiliogonatidae
Hypocolius – Hypocoliidae
Palmchat – Dulidae
Oos – Mohoidae
Hylocitrea – Hylocitreidae
Fairy Flycatchers – Stenostiridae
Tits, Chickadees – Paridae
Penduline Tits – Remizidae
Nicators – Nicatoridae
Bearded Reedling – Panuridae
Larks – Alaudidae
Bulbuls – Pycnonotidae
Swallows, Martins – Hirundinidae
Cupwings – Pnoepygidae
Crombecs, African Warblers – Macrosphenidae
Cettia Bush Warblers & Allies – Cettiidae
Streaked Scrub Warbler – Scotocercidae
Yellow Flycatchers – Erythrocercidae
Hylias – Hyliidae
Bushtits – Aegithalidae
Leaf Warblers & Allies – Phylloscopidae
Reed Warblers & Allies – Acrocephalidae
Grassbirds & Allies – Locustellidae
Black-capped Donacobius – Donacobiidae
Madagascan Warblers – Bernieridae
Cisticolas & Allies – Cisticolidae
Babblers, Scimitar Babblers – Timaliidae
Fulvettas, Ground Babblers – Pellorneidae
Laughingthrushes & Allies – Leiothrichidae
Sylviid Babblers – Sylviidae
White-eyes – Zosteropidae
Dapple-throat & Allies – Modulatricidae
Sugarbirds – Promeropidae
Fairy-bluebirds – Irenidae
Goldcrests, Kinglets – Regulidae
Elachura – Elachuridae
Hyliotas – Hyliotidae
Wrens – Troglodytidae
Gnatcatchers – Polioptilidae
Nuthatches – Sittidae
Wallcreeper – Tichodromidae
Treecreepers – Certhiidae
Mockingbirds, Thrashers – Mimidae
Starlings, Rhabdornis – Sturnidae
Oxpeckers – Buphagidae
Thrushes – Turdidae
Chats, Old World Flycatchers – Muscicapidae
Dippers – Cinclidae
Leafbirds – Chloropseidae
Flowerpeckers – Dicaeidae
Sunbirds – Nectariniidae
Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches – Passeridae
Weavers, Widowbirds – Ploceidae
Waxbills, Munias & Allies – Estrildidae
Indigobirds, Whydahs – Viduidae
Olive Warbler – Peucedramidae
Accentors – Prunellidae
Wagtails, Pipits – Motacillidae
Przevalski’s Finch – Urocynchramidae
Finches, Euphonias – Fringillidae
Longspurs, Snow Buntings – Calcariidae
Thrush-tanager – Rhodinocichlidae
Buntings – Emberizidae
New World Sparrows – Passerellidae
Chat-tanagers – Calyptophilidae
Hispaniolan Tanagers – Phaenicophilidae
Puerto Rican Tanager – Nesospingidae
Spindalises – Spindalidae
Wrenthrush – Zeledoniidae
Cuban Warblers – Teretistridae
Yellow-breasted Chat – Icteriidae
Oropendolas, Orioles, Blackbirds – Icteridae
New World Warblers – Parulidae
Mitrospingid Tanagers – Mitrospingidae
Cardinals & Allies – Cardinalidae
Tanagers & Allies – Thraupidae

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