Table of the Orders and Families of Passerine Birds

 

 


 
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Order Family Name Genera species Distibution
Passeriformes Acanthissitidae New Zealand Wrens 2 4 New Zealand
  Pittidae Pittas 1 31 Africa, Autralasia
  Eurylaimidae Broadbills 8 14 Old World Tropics
  Philepittidae Asities 2 4 Madagascar
  Tyrannidae Cotingas, Manakins, Tityras Tyrant Flycatchers etc. 146 537 N. and S. America
  Thamnophilidae Typical Antbirds 45 188 Central + South America
  Funariidae Ovenbirds, Woodcreepers 66 280 South America
  Formicariidae Ground Antbirds 7 56 South America
  Conopophagidae Gnateaters 1 8 South America
  Rhinocryptidae Tapaculos 12 28 Central + South America
  Climacteridae Australo-Papuan Treecreepers 2 7 Australia, New Guinea
  Menuridae Lyrebirds, Scrub-birds 2 4 Australia
  Ptilonorhynchidae Bowerbirds 7 20 Australia, New Guinea
  Maluridae Fairywrens, Emuwrens, Grasswrens 2 26 Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand
  Meliphagidae Honeyeaters 42 182 Australia, New Guinea
  Pardalotidae Bristlebirds, Pardalotes, Scrubwrens, Thornbills 16 68 Australia
  Eopsaltriidae Australo-Papuan Robins 14 46 Australia, New Guinea
  Irenidae Fairy-bluebirds, Leafbirds 2 10 Southeast Asia
  Orthonychidae Logrunners, Chowchillas 1 2 Australia, New Guinea
  Pomatostomidae Australo-Papuan Babblers 1 5 Australia, New Guinea
  Laniidae True Shrikes 3 30 Holarctic, Africa
  Vireonidae Greenlets, Peppershrikes, Shrike-vireos, Vireos 4 51 N. and S. America
  Corvidae Crows, Drongos, Fantails, Jays, Magpies + Loads more 127 647 Worldwide
  Callaeatidae New Zealand Wattlebirds 3 3 New Zealand
  Bombycillidae Palmchats, Silky-flycatchers, Waxwings 5 8 Worldwide
  Cinclidae Dippers 1 5 Eurasia, New World
  Muscicapidae Old World Flycatchers, Chats, True Thrushes 69 449 Worldwide
  Sturnidae Catbirds, Mockingbirds, Mynas, Starlings etc. 38 148 Worldwide
  Sittidae Nuthatches, Wallcreepers 2 25 Australia, Holarctic
  Certhiidae Northern Creepers, Wrens, Gnatcatchers etc 22 97 Africa, Holarctic
  Paridae Chickadees, Tits 7 65 Africa, Holarctic
  Aegithalidae Long-tailed Tits, Bushtits 3 8 Holarctic, East Indies
  Hirundinidae Martins, Swallows 14 89 Worldwide
  Regulidae Kinglets 1 6 Africa, Australia, Eurasia
  Pycnonotidae Bulbuls, Greenbuls 21 137 Africa, Southern Asia
  Hypocoliidae Hypocolius 1 1 South America
  Cisticolidae African Warblers 14 119 Africa
  Zosteropidae White-eyes 13 96 Africa, Southern Asia
  Sylviidae Grass-warblers, Leaf-warblers, Laughingthrushes, Wrentits 101 552 Australasia, Eurasia
  Alaudidae Larks 17 91 Worldwide
  Nectariniidae Flowerpeckers, Sunbirds, Sugarbirds, Spiderhunters 8 169 Asia, Australasia
  Melanocharatidae   3 10 New Guinea
  Paramythiidae   2 2 New Guinea
  Passeridae Accentors, Sparrows, Weavers, Whydahs 51 321 Worldwide
  Motacillidae Longclaws, Pipits and Wagtails 6 65 Worldwide
  Frigillidae Buntings, Cardinals, Chaffinches, Goldfinches, Crossbills, Honeycreepers, Woodwarblers 240 993 Worldwide

 

 

 

 


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