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World Bird List

In the alphabetical list of families below those highlighted in red contain birds that have been successfully photographed, the others simply contain the list of names. Select a family and within the species list names highlighted in red have a photograph(s) attached. In general the successfully photographed birds on any trip represent only 20-80% of all the species seen, depending on the environment and focus of the trip.

Following each species is an abbreviation giving the general breeding area of the bird as follows:

NA – North America, MA – Middle America, SA – South America, AF – Africa, EU – Eurasia, OR – Oriental Region, AU – Australasia, AO, PO, IO, TrO, TO, NO, SO – Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Tropical, Temperate, Northern & Southern Oceans, AN – Antarctica, So. Cone – Argentina & Chile south of the Tropic of Capricorn.

A – AcanthisittidaeAcanthizidaeAccipitridaeAegithalidaeAegithinidaeAegothelidaeAlaudidaeAlcedinidaeAlcidae –  Anatidae  – AnhimidaeAnhingidaeAnseranatidaeApopodidae – Apterygidae –  AramidaeArdeidaeArtamidaeAtrichornithidae

B – BalaenicipitidaeBombycillidaeBrachypteraciidaeBucconidae  BucerotidaeBucorvidaeBurhinidae

C – Callaeatidae – CampephagidaeCaprimulgidae Cardinalidae CariamidaeCasuariidaeCathartidaeCerthiidaeChaetopidaeCharadriidae – Chionidae –  ChloropseidaeCiconiidaeCinclidaeCinclosomatidaeCisticolidae –  ClimacteridaeCnemophilidaeCoerebidaeColiidaeColluricinclidaeColumbidaeConopiohagidaeCoraciidaeCorcoracidaeCorvidae CotingidaeCracidaeCracticidaeCuculidae

D – DasyornithidaeDendrocolaptidae DicaeidaeDicruridae –  Diomedeidae DrepanididaeDromadidaeDromaiidaeDulidae

E – EmberizidaeEstrildidaeEupetidaeEurylaimidaeEurypygidae

F – FalconidaeFalcunculidaeFormicariidaeFregatidaeFringillidaeFunariidae

G – Galbulidae – GaviidaeGlareolidaeGruidae

H – HaematopidaeHeliornithidaeHemiprocnidaeHirundinidae Hydrobatidae

I – IbidorhynchidaeIcteridaeIncertae sedisIndicatoridae  – Irenidae

J – Jacanidae

L – LaniidaeLaridae Leptosomatidae

M – MachaerirhynchidaeMalaconotidaeMaluridaeMegapodiidae  MelanocharitidaeMeliphagidaeMenuridaeMeropidaeMesitornithidae MimidaeMonarchidaeMotacillidaeMotmotidaeMuscicapidaeMusophagidae

N – NectariniidaeNeosittidae NumididaeNyctibiidae

O – OdontophoridaeOpisthocomidaeOriolidaeOrthonychidaeOtidae

P – PachycephalidaeParadisaeidaePardalotidaeParidae ParulidaePasseridae –  PedionomedaePelecanidaePelecanoididaePetroicidaePeucedramidaePhaethontidaePhalacrocoracidaePhasianidae Philepittidae –  PhoenicopteridaePhoeniculidaePicathartidaePicidaePipridae PittidaePlatysteiridaePloceidaePodargidaePodicipedidaePolioptilidae  Pomatostomidae ProcellariidaePromeropidaePrunellidaePsittacidaePsophiidaePteroclididaePtilonorhynchidaePycnonotidae

R  – RallidaeRamphastidaeRecurvirostridaeRegulidaeRemizidaeRhabdornithidaeRheidae RhinocryptidaeRhipiduridaeRhynochetidae – Rostratulidae

S – SapayoaidaeSarothuridaeScolopacidaeScopidaeSittidaeSpheniscidae Steatornithidae Stercorariidae –  StrigidaeStruthionidaeSturnidaeSulidaeSylviidae

T – ThamnophilidaeThinocoridaeThraupidae –  Threskiornithidae  – TimaliidaeTinamidaeTodidae TrochilidaeTroglodytidaeTrogonidaeTurdidaeTurnicidaeTyrannidaeTytonidae

U – Upupidae

V – Vangidae ViduidaeVireonidae

Z – Zosteropidae