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Index to the Regional Pleistocene Orders and Families of Class Aves

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Class Aves

Order Anseriformes—Ducks, Geese, and Swans

Family Anatidae—Ducks, Geese, and Swans

Order Galliformes—Galliform Birds

Family Odontophoridae—Quail

Family Phasianidae—Grouse, Ptarmigan, and Prairie Chickens

Subfamily Tetraoninae—Grouse and Relatives

Subfamily Meleagridinae—Turkeys

Order Gaviiformes—Loons

Family Gaviidae—Loons

Order Podicipediformes—Grebes

Family Podicipedidae—Grebes

Order Phoenicopteriformes—Flamingos

Family Phoenicopteridae—Flamingos

Order Procellariiformes—Boobies and Herons

Family Domedeidae—Albatrosses

Family Procellariidae—Shearwaters

Family Hydrobatidae—Storm Petrels

Order Ciconiiformes—Storks

Family Ciconiidae—Storks

Order Suliformes—Boobies and Herons

Family Sulidae—Gannets

Family Phalacrocoracidae—Cormorants

Order Pelecaniformes—Pelicans and Herons

Family Pelecanidae—Pelecans

Family Ardeidae—Herons

Family Threskiornithidae—Ibisis

Order Accipitriformes—Diurnal Raptors

Family Teratornithidae—Teratorns

Family Cathartidae—Condors and Vultures

Family Accipitridae—Eagles and Hawks

Order Gruiformes—Rails and Cranes

Family Gruidae—Cranes

Family Rallidae—Rails

Order Charadriiformes—Shorebirds

Family Burhinidae—Thick-knees

Family Recurvirostridae—Avocets and Stilts

Family Haematopodidae—Oystercatchers

Family Charadriidae—Plovers and Relatives

Family Scolopacidae—Sandpipers and Relatives

Family Alcidae—Murres

Family Laridae—Gulls

Order Columbiformes—Pigeons and Doves

Family Columbidae—Pigeons and Doves

Order Cuculiformes—Cuckoos

Family Cuculidae—Cuckoos and Roadrunners

Order Strigiformes—Owls

Family Tytonidae—Barn Owls

Family Strigidae—Typical Owls

Order Caprimulgiformes—Nightjars

Family Caprimulgidae—Nighthawks, Poorwills, and Whip-poor-will

Order Apodiformes—Swifts and Hummingbirds

Family Apodidae—Swifts and Hummingbirds

Order Piciformes—Woodpeckers

Family Picidae—Woodpeckers

Order Falconiformes—Falcons

Family Falconidae—Falcons

Order Psittaciformes—Parrots

Order Passeriformes—Perching Birds

Family Tyrannidae—Tyrant Flycatchers

Family Laniidae—Shrikes

Family Vireonidae—Vireos

Family Corvidae—Ravens, Jays, and Magpies

Family Alaudidae—Larks

Family Hirundinidae—Swallows

Family Paridae—Chickadees and Titmice

Family Sittidae—Nuthatches

Family Troglodytidae—Wrens

Family Cinclidae—American Dippers

Family Turdidae—Thrushes

Family Mimidae—Mockingbirds and Thrashers

Family Bombycillidae—Waxwings

Family Parulidae—Warblers

Family Emberizidae—Sparrows, Buntings, and Towhees

Family Cardinalidae—Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Dickcissels

Family Icteridae—Blackbirds

Family Fringillidae—Finches

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Last Update: 9 Feb 2014