Families – Taxonomic (Scientific – English)

Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla) Cockatoo - Brevard Zoo

Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla) Cockatoo – Brevard Zoo

For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and creature of the sea, is tamed and has been tamed by mankind. (James 3:7 NKJV)

Index for Families in Taxonomic Order ~ Scientific – English

I.O.C. Version 7.2

Tinamidae – Tinamous
Struthionidae – Ostriches
Rheidae – Rheas
Casuariidae – Cassowaries
Dromaiidae – Emu
Apterygidae – Kiwis
Anhimidae – Screamers
Anseranatidae – Magpie Goose
Anatidae – Ducks, Geese and Swans
Megapodiidae – Megapodes
Cracidae – Chachalacas, Curassows and Guans
Numididae – Guineafowl
Odontophoridae – New World Quail
Phasianidae – Pheasants and allies
Gaviidae – Loons
Spheniscidae – Penguins
Oceanitidae – Austral Storm Petrels
Diomedeidae – Albatrosses
Hydrobatidae – Northern Storm Petrels
Procellariidae – Petrels, Shearwaters
Podicipedidae – Grebes
Phoenicopteridae – Flamingos
Phaethontidae – Tropicbirds
Ciconiidae – Storks
Threskiornithidae – Ibises, Spoonbills
Ardeidae – Herons, Bitterns
Scopidae – Hamerkop
Balaenicipitidae – Shoebill
Pelecanidae – Pelicans
Fregatidae – Frigatebirds
Sulidae – Gannets, Boobies
Phalacrocoracidae – Cormorants, Shags
Anhingidae – Anhingas, Darters
Cathartidae – New World Vultures
Sagittariidae – Secretarybird
Pandionidae – Ospreys
Accipitridae – Kites, Hawks and Eagles
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
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
Pteroclidae – Sandgrouse
Columbidae – Pigeons, Doves
Opisthocomidae – Hoatzin
Musophagidae – Turacos
Cuculidae – Cuckoos
Tytonidae – Barn Owls
Strigidae – Owls
Podargidae – Frogmouths
Steatornithidae – Oilbird
Nyctibiidae – Potoos
Caprimulgidae – Nightjars
Aegothelidae – Owlet-nightjars
Hemiprocnidae – Treeswifts
Apodidae – Swifts
Trochilidae – Hummingbirds
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
Bucorvidae – Ground Hornbills
Bucerotidae – Hornbills
Galbulidae – Jacamars
Bucconidae – Puffbirds
Capitonidae – New World Barbets
Semnornithidae – Toucan Barbets
Ramphastidae – Toucans
Megalaimidae – Asian Barbets
Lybiidae – African Barbets
Indicatoridae – Honeyguides
Picidae – Woodpeckers
Falconidae – Caracaras, Falcons
Strigopidae – New Zealand Parrots
Cacatuidae – Cockatoos
Psittacidae – African and New World Parrots
Psittaculidae – Old World Parrots
Acanthisittidae – New Zealand Wrens
Eurylaimidae – Broadbills
Pittidae – Pittas
Furnariidae – Ovenbirds
Thamnophilidae – Antbirds
Formicariidae – Antthrushes
Grallariidae – Antpittas
Conopophagidae – Gnateaters
Rhinocryptidae – Tapaculos
Melanopareiidae – Crescentchests
Tyrannidae – Tyrant Flycatchers
Cotingidae – Cotingas
Pipridae – Manakins
Tityridae – Tityras, Becards
Menuridae – Lyrebirds
Atrichornithidae – Scrubbirds
Ptilonorhynchidae – Bowerbirds
Climacteridae – Australasian Treecreepers
Maluridae – Australasian Wrens
Meliphagidae – Honeyeaters
Dasyornithidae – Bristlebirds
Pardalotidae – Pardalotes
Acanthizidae – Australasian Warblers
Pomatostomidae – Australasian Babblers
Orthonychidae – Logrunners
Cnemophilidae – Satinbirds
Melanocharitidae – Berrypeckers, Longbills
Paramythiidae – Painted Berrypeckers
Callaeidae – New Zealand Wattlebirds
Notiomystidae – Stitchbird
Psophodidae – Whipbirds, Jewel-babblers and Quail-thrushes
Platysteiridae – Wattle-eyes, Batises
Tephrodornithidae – Woodshrikes and allies
Prionopidae – Helmetshrikes
Malaconotidae – Bushshrikes
Machaerirhynchidae – Boatbills
Vangidae – Vangas
Pityriaseidae – Bristlehead
Artamidae – Woodswallows,butcherbirds and allies
Rhagologidae – Mottled Berryhunter
Aegithinidae – Ioras
Campephagidae – Cuckooshrikes
Mohouidae – Whiteheads
Neosittidae – Sittellas
Eulacestomidae – Ploughbill
Oreoicidae – Australo-Papuan Bellbirds
Pachycephalidae – Whistlers and allies
Laniidae – Shrikes
Vireonidae – Vireos, Greenlets
Oriolidae – Figbirds, Orioles
Dicruridae – Drongos
Rhipiduridae – Fantails
Monarchidae – Monarchs
Corvidae – Crows, Jays
Corcoracidae – Australian Mudnesters
Melampittidae – Melampittas
Ifritidae – Ifrita
Paradisaeidae – Birds-of-paradise
Petroicidae – Australasian Robins
Picathartidae – Rockfowl
Chaetopidae – Rockjumpers
Eupetidae – Rail-babbler
Bombycillidae – Waxwings
Ptiliogonatidae – Silky-flycatchers
Hypocoliidae – Hypocolius
Dulidae – Palmchat
Mohoidae – Oos
Hylocitreidae – Hylocitrea
Stenostiridae – Fairy Flycatchers
Paridae – Tits, Chickadees
Remizidae – Penduline Tits
Nicatoridae – Nicators
Panuridae – Bearded Reedling
Alaudidae – Larks
Pycnonotidae – Bulbuls
Hirundinidae – Swallows, Martins
Pnoepygidae – Wren-babblers
Macrosphenidae – Crombecs, African Warblers
Cettiidae – Cettia Bush Warblers and allies
Scotocercidae – Streaked Scrub Warbler
Erythrocercidae – Yellow Flycatchers
Incertae-Sedis1 – Family Uncertain-Warbler, Hylia
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
Timaliidae – Babblers
Pellorneidae – Fulvettas, Ground Babblers
Leiothrichidae – Laughingthrushes
Sylviidae – Sylviid Babblers
Zosteropidae – White-eyes
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
Muscicapidae – Chats, Old World Flycatchers (320)
Cinclidae – Dippers
Chloropseidae – Leafbirds
Dicaeidae – Flowerpeckers
Nectariniidae – Sunbirds
Passeridae – Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches
Ploceidae – Weavers, Widowbirds
Estrildidae – Waxbills, Munias and allies
Viduidae – Indigobirds, Whydahs
Peucedramidae – Olive Warbler
Prunellidae – Accentors
Motacillidae – Wagtails, Pipits
Urocynchramidae – Przevalski’s Finch
Fringillidae – Finches
Parulidae – New World Warblers
Incertae-Sedis2 – Family Uncertain-Wrenthrush and Chat
Icteridae – Oropendolas, Orioles and Blackbirds
Coerebidae – Bananaquit
Emberizidae – Buntings, New World Sparrows and allies
Thraupidae – Tanagers and allies
Calcariidae – Longspurs, Snow Buntings
Cardinalidae – Cardinals, Grosbeaks and allies

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