Birds (Class Aves)

Bird PhotographyPhotography by Donald Gudehus                            


Mostly according to the classification scheme of B. L. Monroe, Jr. and C. G. Sibley (1993)

Class Aves (Linnaeus, 1758) - Birds

Images of Species

Family Picidae - Woodpeckers

Family Coraciidae - Rollers

Family Halcyonidae - Halycyonid Kingfishers and Allies

Family Cerylidae - Cerylid Kingfishers

Family Centropidae - Coucals

Family Crotophagidae - Cuckoos

Family Psittacidae - True Parrots

Family Trochilidae - Hummingbirds

Family Strigidae - Owls

Family Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves

Family Gruidae - Cranes

Family Rallidae - Rails

Family Scolopacidae - Woodcocks and Snipes

Family Charadriidae - Plovers and Allies

Family Laridae - Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers

Family Accipitridae - Hawks and Allies

Family Falconidae - Caracaras and Falcons

Family Podicipedidae - Grebes

Family Sulidae - Boobies

Family Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants

Family Ardeidae - Egrets and Herons

Family Phoenicopteridae - Flamingos

Family Pelecanidae - Pelicans

Family Ciconiidae - Storks and Allies

Family Fregatidae - Frigatebirds

Family Spheniscidae - Penguins

Family Procellariidae - Petrels and Allies

Family Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers and Allies

Family Meliphagidae - Honeyeaters

Family Corvidae - Crows and Allies

Family Bombycillidae - Waxwings

Family Muscicapidae - Old World Flycatchers and Allies

Family Sturnidae - Starlings and Allies

Family Mimidae - Thrashers

Family Sittidae - Nuthatches

Family Certhiidae - Creepers and Wrens

Family Paridae - Tits and Allies

Family Aegithalidae - Long-tailed Tits

Family Hyrundinidae - Tree Swallows and Allies

Family Zosteropidae - White-eyes

Family Alaudidae - Larks

Family Nectariniidae - Sunbirds and Allies

Family Passeridae - Old World Sparrows

Family Fringillidae - Finches, Grosbeaks, Sparrows, and Warblers

Family Parulidae - New World Warblers

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