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Passeriformes

A passerine is a bird of the order Passeriformes, which includes more than half of all bird species. Sometimes known as perching birds or, less accurately, as songbirds, the passerines form one of the most diverse terrestrial vertebrate orders: with over 5,000 identified species.
Thamnophilidae -Antbirds
:: Thamnophilidae -Antbirds ::
Tyrannidae-Tyrant_flycatchers
:: Tyrannidae-Tyrant_flycatchers ::
Malaconotidae - Bushshrikes
:: Malaconotidae - Bushshrikes ::
Aegithinidae - Ioras
:: Aegithinidae - Ioras ::
Campephagidae - Cuckooshrikes
:: Campephagidae - Cuckooshrikes ::
Laniidae - Shrikes
:: Laniidae - Shrikes ::
Vireonidae-Vireos_Greenlets
:: Vireonidae-Vireos_Greenlets ::
Oriolidae - Figbirds, Orioles
:: Oriolidae - Figbirds, Orioles ::
Dicruridae - Drongos
:: Dicruridae - Drongos ::
Rhipiduridae - Fantails
:: Rhipiduridae - Fantails ::
Monarchidae - Monarchs
:: Monarchidae - Monarchs ::
Corvidae - Crows, Jays
:: Corvidae - Crows, Jays ::
Dulidae-Palmchat
:: Dulidae-Palmchat ::
Paridae - Tits, chickadees
:: Paridae - Tits, chickadees ::
Remizidae - Penduline-tits
:: Remizidae - Penduline-tits ::
Aegithalidae - Bushtits
:: Aegithalidae - Bushtits ::
Panuridae - Bearded Reedling
:: Panuridae - Bearded Reedling ::
Alaudidae - Larks
:: Alaudidae - Larks ::
Pycnonotidae - Bulbuls
:: Pycnonotidae - Bulbuls ::
Hirundinidae - Swallows, martins
:: Hirundinidae - Swallows, martins ::
Phylloscopidae - Leaf warblers and allies
:: Phylloscopidae - Leaf warblers and allies ::
Acrocephalidae - Reed warblers and allies
:: Acrocephalidae - Reed warblers and allies ::
Megaluridae - Grassbirds and allies
:: Megaluridae - Grassbirds and allies ::
Cisticolidae - Cisticolas and allies
:: Cisticolidae - Cisticolas and allies ::
Timaliidae - Babblers, Parrotbills
:: Timaliidae - Babblers, Parrotbills ::
Sylviidae - Sylviid Babblers
:: Sylviidae - Sylviid Babblers ::
Zosteropidae - White-eyes
:: Zosteropidae - White-eyes ::
Irenidae - Fairy Bluebirs
:: Irenidae - Fairy Bluebirs ::
Regulidae - Goldcrests, kinglets
:: Regulidae - Goldcrests, kinglets ::
Troglodytidae - Wrens
:: Troglodytidae - Wrens ::
Certhiidae - Treecreepers
:: Certhiidae - Treecreepers ::
Mimidae - Mockingbirds, Thrashers
:: Mimidae - Mockingbirds, Thrashers ::
Sturnidae - Starlings, Rhabdornis
:: Sturnidae - Starlings, Rhabdornis ::
Buphagidae - Oxpeckers
:: Buphagidae - Oxpeckers ::
Turdidae - Thrushes
:: Turdidae - Thrushes ::
Muscicapidae - Chats, Old World Flycatchers
:: Muscicapidae - Chats, Old World Flycatchers ::
Dicaeidae - Flowerpeckers
:: Dicaeidae - Flowerpeckers ::
Nectariniidae - Sunbirds
:: Nectariniidae - Sunbirds ::
Passeridae - Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches
:: Passeridae - Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches ::
Ploceidae - Weavers, Widowbirds
:: Ploceidae - Weavers, Widowbirds ::
Estrildidae - Waxbills, Munias & Allies
:: Estrildidae - Waxbills, Munias & Allies ::
Viduidae - Indigobirds, Whydahs
:: Viduidae - Indigobirds, Whydahs ::
Prunellidae - Accentors
:: Prunellidae - Accentors ::
Motacillidae - Wagtails, Pipits
:: Motacillidae - Wagtails, Pipits ::
Fringillidae - Finches
:: Fringillidae - Finches ::
Parulidae - New World Warblers
:: Parulidae - New World Warblers ::
Icteridae - Oropendolas, Orioles & Blackbirds
:: Icteridae - Oropendolas, Orioles & Blackbirds ::
Coerebidae-Bananaquit
:: Coerebidae-Bananaquit ::
Emberizidae - Buntings, New World Sparrows & Allies
:: Emberizidae - Buntings, New World Sparrows & Allies ::
Thraupidae-Tanagers and Allies
:: Thraupidae-Tanagers and Allies ::