Passeriformes

Sylviidae - Paradoxornithidae

Meliphagidae - Honeyeaters and the Australian chats make up the family Meliphagidae.

Emberizidae - The Emberizidae are a large family of passerine birds.

Acanthisittidae - The New Zealand wrens, Acanthisittidae, are a family of tiny passerines endemic to New Zealand.

Acanthizidae - The Acanthizidae, also known as the Australasian warblers, are a family of passerine birds which include gerygones, thornbills, and scrubwrens.

Sturnidae - Starlings are small to medium-sized passerine birds in the family Sturnidae.

Furnariidae - The ovenbirds are a diverse group of insectivores which get their name from the elaborate, vaguely "oven-like" clay nests built by the horneros, although most other ovenbirds build stick nests or nest in tunnels or clefts in rock.

Rhinocryptidae - Tapaculos are small to medium-sized birds, with a total length ranging from 10–24 cm .

Timaliidae - The Old World babblers or timaliids are a large family of mostly Old World passerine birds.

Aegithalidae - The long-tailed tits or bushtits, Aegithalidae, are a family of small passerine birds.

Aegithinidae - The ioras are a family, Aegithinidae, of small passerine bird species found in India and southeast Asia.

Nectariniidae - The sunbirds and spiderhunters are a family, Nectariniidae, of very small passerine birds.

Icteridae - The Icterids are a group of small to medium-sized, often colourful passerine birds restricted to the New World.

Tyrannidae - The tyrant flycatchers are a family of passerine birds which occur throughout North and South America, but are mainly Neotropical in distribution.

Ptilonorhynchidae - This article is about the family of birds called bowerbirds.

Alaudidae - Larks are small to medium-sized birds, 12 to 24 cm in length and 15 to 75 grams in weight .

Pachycephalidae - The whistlers are birds of forests and wooded areas.

Turdidae - The thrushes, family Turdidae, are a group of passerine birds that occur mainly — but not exclusively — in the Old World.

Pycnonotidae - Brachypodidae Swainson, 1831 Trichophoridae Swainson, 1831 Ixosidae Bonaparte, 1838 Hypsipetidae Bonaparte, 1854 Crinigeridae Bonaparte, 1854 Phyllastrephidae Milne-Edwards & Grandidier, 1879 Tyladidae Oberholser, 1917 Spizixidae Oberholser, 1919

Hirundinidae - The swallows and martins are a group of passerine birds in the family Hirundinidae which are characterised by their adaptation to aerial feeding.

Estrildidae - The estrildid finches are small passerine birds of the Old World tropics and Australasia.

Petroicidae - The bird family Petroicidae includes roughly 45 species in about 15 genera.

Ploceidae - The Ploceidae, or weavers, are small passerine birds related to the finches.

Cotingidae - The cotingas are a large family of passerine bird species found in Central America and tropical South America.

Maluridae - Malurids are small to medium birds, inhabiting a wide range of environments, from rainforest to desert, although most species inhabit grassland or scrub.

Eupetidae - Opinions on the correct taxonomic placement for the rail-babbler have differed.

Thraupidae - The tanagers comprise the bird family Thraupidae, in the order Passeriformes.

Viduidae - The indigobirds and whydahs, are a family, Viduidae, of small passerine birds native to Africa.

Remizidae - The penduline tits are a family of small passerine birds, related to the true tits.

Motacillidae - Wagtails, pipits, and longclaws are slender, small to medium sized passerines, ranging from 14 to 17 centimetres in length, with short necks and long tails.

Pipridae - The manakins are a family, Pipridae, of small suboscine passerine birds.

Cisticolidae - The Cisticolidae family of small passerine birds is a group of about 110 warblers found mainly in warmer southern regions of the Old World.

Zosteropidae - The white-eyes are small passerine birds native to tropical, subtropical and temperate Sub-Saharan Africa, southern and eastern Asia, and Australasia.

Corvidae - Corvidae is a cosmopolitan family of oscine passerine birds that contains the crows, ravens, rooks, jackdaws, jays, magpies, treepies, choughs and nutcrackers.

Monarchidae - The Monarch Flycatchers comprise a family of passerine birds which includes boatbills, shrikebills, paradise-flycatchers, and magpie-larks.

Vangidae - The vangas are a group of little-known small to medium-sized passerine birds restricted to Madagascar and the Comoros.

Artamidae - There are two subfamilies: Artaminae, the woodswallows, are sombre-coloured, soft-plumaged birds that have a brush-tipped tongue but seldom use it for gathering nectar.

Paradisaeidae - 40 Species

Atrichornithidae - The scrub-bird family is ancient and is understood to be most closely related to the lyrebirds, and probably also the bowerbirds and treecreepers.

Paridae - see text

Parulidae - Most are arboreal, but some, like the Ovenbird and the two waterthrushes, are more terrestrial.

Thamnophilidae - Antbirds are generally small birds with rounded wings and strong legs.

Platysteiridae - Platysteiridae is a family of small stout passerine birds of the African tropics.

Bombycillidae - Waxwings are characterised by soft silky plumage.

Muscicapidae - The Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae is a large family of small passerine birds restricted to the Old World.

Fringillidae - The true finches are passerine birds in the family Fringillidae.

Callaeatidae - The small bird family Callaeidae is endemic to New Zealand.

Eurylaimidae - The broadbills are a family of small passerine birds, Eurylaimidae.

Campephagidae - Cuckoo-shrikes are neither closely related to the cuckoos or shrikes, the name probably comes from the grey colour of many of the cuckoo-shrikes.

Dendrocolaptidae - The woodcreepers comprise a subfamily of sub-oscine passerine birds endemic to the Neotropics.

Troglodytidae - The wrens are passerine birds in the mainly New World family Troglodytidae.

Cardinalidae - The Cardinals or Cardinalidae are a family of passerine birds found in North and South America.

Certhiidae - The treecreepers are a family, Certhiidae, of small passerine birds, widespread in wooded regions of the Northern Hemisphere and sub-Saharan Africa.

Dicruridae - The family Dicruridae are believed to be most likely of Indo Malayan origin with a colonization of Africa about 15 million years ago.

Formicariidae - The Formicariidae, formicariids, or ground antbirds are a family of smallish passerine birds of subtropical and tropical Central and South America.

Chloropseidae - The leafbirds are a family of small passerine bird species found in India, Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia.

Mimidae - The mimids are the New World family of passerine birds, Mimidae, that includes thrashers, mockingbirds, tremblers, and the New World catbirds.

Cinclosomatidae - Cinclosomatidae is a family of passerine birds native to Australia and nearby areas.

Cinclidae - Dippers are small, stout, short-tailed, short-winged, strong-legged birds.

Climacteridae - As their name implies, treecreepers forage for insects and other small creatures living on and under the bark of trees, mostly eucalypts, though several species also hunt on the ground, through leaf-litter, and on fallen timber.

Cnemophilidae - The Satinbirds or Cnemophilines, Cnemophilidae are a group of passerine birds which consists of three species found in the mountain forests of New Guinea.

Coerebidae - The Bananaquit was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema Naturae in 1758 as Certhia flaveola.

Conopophagidae - The gnateaters are a bird family, Conopophagidae, consisting of ten small passerine species in two genera, which occur in South and Central America.

Corcoracidae - The Australian mudnesters are passerine family Struthideidae.

Laniidae - Most shrike species have a Eurasian and African distribution, with just two breeding in North America .

Cracticidae - There are two subfamilies: Artaminae, the woodswallows, are sombre-coloured, soft-plumaged birds that have a brush-tipped tongue but seldom use it for gathering nectar.

Vireonidae - The four genera of these birds make up the family Vireonidae, and are believed to be related to the crow-like birds in family Corvidae and the shrikes in family Laniidae.

Neosittidae - The sittellas are small woodland birds with thin pointed down-curved bills, which they use to extricate insects from bark.

Dasyornithidae - The bristlebirds are a family, Dasyornithidae, of passerine bird.

Dicaeidae - The flowerpeckers are a family, Dicaeidae , of passerine birds.

Malaconotidae - The bushshrikes are smallish passerine bird species.

Dulidae - The Palmchat is the national bird of the Dominican Republic.

Falcunculidae - Males are larger than females in wing length, weight, and bill-size .

Passeridae - True sparrows, the Old World sparrows in the family Passeridae, are small passerine birds.

Orthonychidae - The Lesser Melampitta may also belong here.

Irenidae - These are bulbul-like birds of open forest or thorn scrub, but whereas that group tends to be drab in colouration, fairy-bluebirds are sexually dimorphic, with the males being dark blue in plumage, and the females duller green.

Machaerirhynchidae - Machaerirhynchus is a genus of passerine birds currently classified with the monarch flycatchers in the family Monarchidae.

Melanocharitidae - The Melanocharitidae, the berrypeckers and longbills, is a small bird family restricted to the forests of New Guinea.

Menuridae - Lyrebirds are among Australia's best-known native birds.

Polioptilidae - The 15-20 species of small passerine birds in the gnatcatcher family occur in North and South America .

Philepittidae - The asities, are a family, the Philepittidae, of small suboscine passerine birds.

Oriolidae - The orioles and figbirds are medium sized passerines, around 20–30 cm in length, with the females only slightly smaller than the males.

Pardalotidae - Pardalotes are a family, Pardalotidae, of very small, brightly coloured birds native to Australia, with short tails, strong legs, and stubby blunt beaks.

Peucedramidae - This species breeds from southern Arizona and New Mexico, USA, south through Mexico to Nicaragua.

Picathartidae - Galgulus Wagler, 1827

Pittidae - Pittas are a family, Pittidae, of passerine birds mainly found in tropical Asia and Australasia, although a couple of species live in Africa.

Pityriaseidae - The Bornean Bristlehead also variously known as the Bristled Shrike, Bald-headed Crow or the Bald-headed Wood-Shrike, is the only member of the passerine family Pityriaseidae and genus Pityriasis.

Pomatostomidae - The Australo-Papuan babblers are medium-sized terrestrial birds with sombre plumage and long decurved bills.

Promeropidae - The sugarbirds are a small family, Promeropidae, of passerine birds which are restricted to southern Africa.

Prunellidae - The accentors are in the only bird family, the Prunellidae, which is completely endemic to the Palearctic.

Rhabdornithidae - The Philippine creepers or rhabdornises are small passerine birds.

Rhipiduridae - Fantails are small insectivorous birds of southern Asia and Australasia belonging to the genus Rhipidura in the family Rhipiduridae.

Sittidae - Sittidae is a family of small passerine birds which has two subfamilies:

Turnagridae - Keropia Gray, 1840 Otagon Bonaparte, 1850

Order : Passeriformes

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