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Birds families

What are birds? The animals with feathers, most of them can fly, but some lost this ability. There are 40 orders of birds. Each order includes families. The largest order is Passeriformes (Perching Birds) - 131 families and 6447 species (~60% of all kinds of birds).

Mesitornithidae photo

Mesites / Mesitornithidae

List of bird species names for family Mesites / Mesitornithidae. The child taxon for order Mesitornithiformes

Cariamidae photo

Seriemas / Cariamidae

Seriemas / Cariamidae is the bird family from order Seriemas / Cariamiformes. Includes 2 species of birds.

Rhynochetidae photo

Kagu / Rhynochetidae

List of bird species names for family Kagu / Rhynochetidae. The child taxon for order Eurypygiformes

Eurypygidae photo

Sunbittern / Eurypygidae

List of bird species names for family Sunbittern / Eurypygidae. The child taxon for order Eurypygiformes

Sarothruridae photo

Flufftails / Sarothruridae

Flufftails / Sarothruridae is the bird family of class Aves. Contains 12 species of birds.

Rallidae photo

Rails, Crakes and Coots / Rallidae

Rails, Crakes and Coots / Rallidae is the bird family from order Cranes, Rails and relatives / Gruiformes. Includes 155 species of birds.

Psophiidae photo

Trumpeters / Psophiidae

List of bird species names for family Trumpeters / Psophiidae. The child taxon for order Gruiformes

Gruidae photo

Cranes / Gruidae

Cranes / Gruidae is the bird family from order Cranes, Rails and relatives / Gruiformes. Includes 15 species of birds.

Aramidae photo

Limpkin / Aramidae

Limpkin / Aramidae is the bird family from order Cranes, Rails and relatives / Gruiformes. Includes 1 species of birds.

Turnicidae photo

Buttonquail / Turnicidae

List of bird species names for family Buttonquail / Turnicidae. The child taxon for order Charadriiformes

Chionidae photo

Sheathbills / Chionidae

List of bird species names for family Sheathbills / Chionidae. The child taxon for order Charadriiformes

Pluvianellidae photo

Magellanic Plover / Pluvianellidae

Magellanic Plover / Pluvianellidae is the bird family from order Shorebirds / Charadriiformes. Includes 1 species of birds.

Haematopodidae photo

Oystercatchers / Haematopodidae

Oystercatchers / Haematopodidae is the bird family from order Shorebirds / Charadriiformes. Includes 12 species of birds.

Dromadidae photo

Crab-plover / Dromadidae

List of bird species names for family Crab-plover / Dromadidae. The child taxon for order Charadriiformes

Ibidorhynchidae photo

Ibisbill / Ibidorhynchidae

Ibisbill / Ibidorhynchidae is the bird family of class Aves. Contains 1 species of birds.

Recurvirostridae photo

Stilts, Avocets / Recurvirostridae

List of bird species names for family Stilts, Avocets / Recurvirostridae. The child taxon for order Charadriiformes

Charadriidae photo

Plovers / Charadriidae

Plovers / Charadriidae is the bird family from order Shorebirds / Charadriiformes. Includes 67 species of birds.

Pluvianidae photo

Egyptian Plover / Pluvianidae

Egyptian Plover / Pluvianidae is the bird family of class Aves. Contains 1 species of birds.

Jacanidae photo

Jacanas / Jacanidae

Jacanas / Jacanidae is the bird family of class Aves. Contains 8 species of birds.

Pedionomidae photo

Plains-wanderer / Pedionomidae

Plains-wanderer / Pedionomidae is the bird family from order Shorebirds / Charadriiformes. Includes 1 species of birds.

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