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Families Index

A full listing of families is shown below, along with all sub-families for which we have added data. Click on a sub-family name to see available species - the number in brackets is the number of species added so far.

Struthioniforme

Rheiformes

Casuariiformes

Casuariidae - Cassowaries (1)

Apterygiformes

Apterygidae - Kiwis (1)

Tinamiformes

Sphenisciformes

Spheniscidae - Penguins (4)

Gaviiformes

Podicipediformes

Procellariiformes

Pelecaniformes

Pelecanidae - Pelicans (2)

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae - Herons, egrets & bitterns (1)

Ciconiidae - Storks & Jabirus (7)

Phoenicopteridae - Flamingos (3)

Threskiornithidae - Spoonbills & Ibis (7)

Anseriformes

Anatidae - Ducks, Geese & Swans (3)

Falconiformes

Accipitridae - Hawks, eagles & Old world vultures (8)

Cathartidae (2)

Falconidae - Falcons & caracaras (6)

Falconiformes (1)

Sagittariidae (1)

Galliformes

Cracidae - Chacalaca, Guan & Curassow (3)

Megapodiidae - Megapodes (1)

Numididae - Guineafowl (1)

Phasinidae - Pheasants (3)

Gruiformes

Eurypygidae - Sunbitterns (1)

Gruidae - Cranes (4)

Otidiae - Bustards (1)

Psophiidae - Trumpeters (1)

Rallidae - Rails, moorhens & coots (3)

Charadriiformes

Alcidae - Auks, guillemots & puffins (1)

Burhinidae - Stone curlews (0)

Charadriidae - Plovers & lapwings (2)

Recurvirostridae - Stilts & Avocets (1)

Columbiformes

Columbidae - Pigeons & doves (4)

Psittaciformes

Cacatuidae - Cockatoos (3)

Loriidae - Lory & Lorikeet (1)

Psittacidae - Parrots (8)

Cuculiformes

Cuculidae - Cuckoos & roadrunners (2)

Musophagidae - Turacos (5)

Strigiformes

Strigidae - Owls (2)

Strigiformes (1)

Tytonidae - Barn Owls (1)

Caprimulgiformes

Caprimulgidae - Nightjars (1)

Podargidae - Frogmouths (1)

Apodiformes

Apoidae - Swifts (1)

Coliiformes

Coliidae - Mousebirds (1)

Trogoniformes

Coraciiformes

Alcedinidae - Kingfishers (4)

Bucerotidae - Hornbills (5)

Bucorvidae - Ground Hornbills (1)

Coraciiformes (1)

Piciformes

Picidae - Woodpeckers (2)

Ramphastidae - Toucans & barbets (4)

Passeriformes

Corvidae - Crows, magpies & jays (2)

Cotingidae - Cotingas (2)

Emberizidae - Buntings & tanagers (1)

Estrildidae - waxbills, grassfinches & mannikins (1)

Eurylaimidae - Broadbills (1)

Muscicapidae - Thrushes, warblers & flycatchers (10)

Paradisaeidae - Birds-of-paradise (4)

Pittidae - Pittas (2)

Ploceidae - Sparrows & weavers (1)

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