Clements Families

This shows the families as used in Clements' Checklist of Birds of the World (2000)

 
Arrangement of orders and families
     
  Order Struthioniformes  
1 Struthionidae Ostriches
2 Rheidae Rheas
3 Casuariidae Cassowaries
4 Dromaiidae Emus
5 Apterygidae Kiwis
     
  Order Tinamiformes  
6 Tinamidae Tinamous
     
  Order Sphenisciformes  
7 Spheniscidae Penguins
     
  Order Gaviiformes  
8 Gaviidae Loons
     
  Order Podicipediformes  
9 Podicipedidae Grebes
     
  Order Procellariiformes  
10 Diomedeidae Albatrosses
11 Procellariidae Shearwaters and Petrels
12 Hydrobatidae Storm-Petrels
13 Pelecanoididae Diving-Petrels
     
  Order Pelecaniformes  
14 Phaethontidae Tropicbirds
15 Pelecanidae Pelicans
16 Sulidae Boobies and Gannets
17 Phalacrocoracidae Cormorants
18 Anhingidae Anhingas and Darters
19 Fregatidae Frigatebirds
     
  Order Ciconiiformes  
20 Ardeidae Herons, Egrets and Bitterns
21 Scopidae Hamerkop
22 Ciconiidae Storks
23 Balaenicipitidae Shoebill
24 Threskiornithidae Ibises and Spoonbills
     
  Order Phoenicopteriformes  
25 Phoenicopteridae Flamingos
     
  Order Anseriformes  
26 Anhimidae Screamers
27 Anatidae Ducks, Geese and Swans
     
  Order Falconiformes  
28 Cathartidae New World Vultures
29 Pandionidae Osprey
30 Accipitridae Hawks, Eagles and Kites
31 Sagittariidae Secretary-bird
32 Falconidae Falcons and Caracaras
     
  Order Galliformes  
33 Megapodiidae Megapodes
34 Cracidae Guans, Chachalacas and Allies
35 Meleagridae Turkeys
36 Tetraonidae Grouse
37 Odontophoridae New World Quail
38 Phasianidae Pheasants and Partridges
39 Numididae Guineafowl
     
  Order Opisthocomiformes  
40 Opisthocomidae Hoatzin
     
  Order Gruiformes  
41 Mesitornithidae Mesites
42 Turnicidae Button Quails
43 Gruidae Cranes
44 Aramidae Limpkin
45 Psophiidae Trumpeters
46 Rallidae Rails, Gallinules and Coots
47 Heliornithidae Sungrebe and Finfoots
48 Rhynochetidae Kagu
49 Eurypygidae Sunbittern
50 Cariamidae Seriemas
51 Otididae Bustards
     
  Order Charadriiformes  
52 Jacanidae Jacanas
53 Rostratulidae Painted-Snipe
54 Dromadidae Crab Plover
55 Haematopodidae Oystercatchers
56 Ibidorhynchidae Ibisbill
57 Recurvirostridae Avocets and Stilts
58 Burhinidae Thick-knees
59 Glareolidae Pratincoles and Coursers
60 Charadriidae Plovers and Lapwings
61 Pluvianellidae Magellanic Plover
62 Scolopacidae Sandpipers and Allies
63 Pedionomidae Plains-wanderer
64 Thinocoridae Seedsnipes
65 Chionididae Sheathbills
66 Stercorariidae Skuas and Jaegers
67 Laridae Gulls
68 Sternidae Terns
69 Rynchopidae Skimmers
70 Alcidae Auks, Murres and Puffins
     
  Order Pterocliformes  
71 Pteroclididae Sandgrouse
     
  Order Columbiformes  
72 Columbidae Pigeons and Doves
     
  Order Psittaciformes  
73 Cacatuidae Cockatoos and Allies
74 Psittacidae Parrots, Macaws and Allies
     
  Order Cuculiformes  
75 Musophagidae Turacos
76 Cuculidae Cuckoos
     
  Order Strigiformes  
77 Tytonidae Barn-Owls
78 Strigidae Typical Owls
     
  Order Caprimulgiformes  
79 Steatornithidae Oilbird
80 Aegothelidae Owlet-Nightjars
81 Podargidae Frogmouths
82 Nyctibiidae Potoos
83 Caprimulgidae Nightjars and Allies
     
  Order Apodiformes  
84 Apodidae Swifts
85 Hemiprocnidae Treeswifts
86 Trochilidae Hummingbirds
     
  Order Coliiformes  
87 Coliidae Mousebirds
     
  Order Trogoniformes  
88 Trogonidae Trogons
     
  Order Coraciiformes  
89 Alcedinidae Kingfishers
90 Todidae Todies
91 Momotidae Motmots
92 Meropidae Bee-eaters
93 Coraciidae Typical Rollers
94 Brachypteraciidae Ground-Rollers
95 Leptosomidae Cuckoo-Roller
96 Upupidae Hoopoes
97 Phoeniculidae Woodhoopoes
98 Bucerotidae Hornbills
     
  Order Piciformes  
99 Galbulidae Jacamars
100 Bucconidae Puffbirds
101 Capitonidae Barbets
102 Ramphastidae Toucans
103 Indicatoridae Honeyguides
104 Picidae Woodpeckers and Allies
     
  Order Passeriformes  
105 Eurylaimidae Broadbills
106 Philepittidae Asities
107 Furnariidae Ovenbirds
108 Dendrocolaptidae Woodcreepers
109 Thamnophilidae Typical Antbirds
110 Formicariidae Antthrushes and Antpittas
111 Conopophagidae Gnateaters
112 Rhinocryptidae Tapaculos
114 Cotingidae Cotingas
115 Pipridae Manakins
116 Tyrannidae Tyrant Flycatchers
118 Pittidae Pittas
119 Atrichornithidae Scrub-birds
120 Menuridae Lyrebirds
121 Acanthisittidae New Zealand Wrens
122 Alaudidae Larks
123 Hirundinidae Swallows
124 Motacillidae Wagtails and Pipits
125 Campephagidae Cuckoo-shrikes
126 Pycnonotidae Bulbuls
127 Regulidae Kinglets
128 Chloropseidae Leafbirds
129 Aegithinidae Ioras
130 Ptilogonatidae Silky-flycatchers
131 Bombycillidae Waxwings
132 Hypocoliidae Hypocolius
133 Dulidae Palm Chat
134 Cinclidae Dippers
135 Troglodytidae Wrens
136 Mimidae Mockingbirds and Thrashers
137 Prunellidae Accentors
138 Turdinae Thrushes and Allies
139 Cisticolidae Cisticolas and Allies
140 Sylviidae Old World Warblers
141 Polioptilidae Gnatcatchers
142 Muscicapinae Old World Flycatchers
143 Platysteiridae Wattle-eyes
144 Rhipiduridae Fantails
145 Monarchidae Monarch Flycatchers
146 Petroicidae Australasian Robins
147 Pachycephalidae Whistlers and Allies
148 Picathartidae Rockfowl
149 Timaliidae Babblers
150 Pomatostomidae Pseudo-babblers
151 Paradoxornithidae Parrotbills
152 Orthonychidae Logrunner and Chowchilla
153 Eupetidae Whipbirds and Quail-thrushes
154 Aegithalidae Long-tailed Tits
155 Maluridae Fairywrens
156 Acanthizidae Thornbills and Allies
157 Epthianuridae Australian Chats
158 Neosittidae Sitellas
159 Climacteridae Australasian Treecreepers
160 Paridae Chickadees and Tits
161 Sittidae Nuthatches
162 Tichodromidae Wallcreeper
163 Certhiidae Creepers
164 Rhabdornithidae Philippine Creepers
165 Remizidae Penduline Tits
166 Nectarinidae Sunbirds and Spiderhunters
167 Melanocharitidae Berrypeckers and Longbills
168 Paramythiidae Tit Berrypecker and Crested Berrypecker
169 Dicaeidae Flowerpeckers
170 Pardalotidae Pardalotes
171 Zosteropidae White-eyes
172 Promeropidae Sugarbirds
173 Meliphagidae Honeyeaters
174 Oriolidae Old World Orioles
175 Irenidae Fairy-bluebirds
176 Laniidae Shrikes
177 Malaconotidae Bushshrikes and Allies
178 Prionopidea Helmetshrikes
179 Vangidae Vangas
180 Dicruridae Drongos
181 Callaeidae Wattlebirds
182 Grallinidae Mudnest-builders
183 Corcoracidae White-winged Chough and Apostlebird
184 Artamidae Woodswallows
185 Pityriaseidae Bristlehead
186 Cracticidae Bellmagpies and Allies
187 Paradisaeidae Birds of Paradise
188 Ptilonorhynchidae Bowerbirds
189 Corvidae Crows, Jays and Magpies
190 Sturnidae Starlings
191 Passeridae Old World Sparrows
192 Ploceidae Weavers and Allies
193 Estrildidae Waxbills and Allies
194 Viduidae Indigobirds
195 Vireonidae Vireos and Allies
196 Fringillidae Siskins, Crossbills and Allies
197 Drepanididae Hawaiian Honeycreepers
198 Peucedramidae Olive Warbler
199 Parulidae New World Warblers
200 Coerebidae Bananaquit
201 Thraupidae Tanagers and Allies
202 Emberizidae Buntings, Sparrows, Seedeaters and Allies
203 Cardinalidae Saltators, Cardinals and Allies
204 Icteridae Troupials and Allies
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