List of birds by common name

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A striated pardalote collecting nesting material in its beak.

In this list of birds by common name, a total of 9,721 bird species are recognised, belonging to a total 204 families.

Contents

Non-passerines[edit]

Tinamou[edit]

Ostriches[edit]

Cassowaries and emus[edit]

Kiwis[edit]

Game birds[edit]

The head of a male Indian peafowl

Waterfowls[edit]

A waterfowl wandering across the grass

Penguins[edit]

Divers[edit]

Albatrosses and petrels[edit]

Grebes[edit]

Flamingos[edit]

Storks and herons[edit]

Wood storks on the Smith Canal near the St. Johns River in Florida

Pelicans and relatives[edit]

A pelican somewhere in France

Birds of prey[edit]

A brown falcon in flight display somewhere in South-east Australia
A male harpy eagle at Parque das Aves, Brazil

Cranes and relatives[edit]

A tsuru at the Ueno Zoo, Tokyo

Waders, gulls, and auks[edit]

Sandgrouses[edit]

Pigeons and doves[edit]

Parrots[edit]

Cuckoos and turacos[edit]

Owls[edit]

Nightjars and frogmouths[edit]

Swifts and hummingbirds[edit]

Mousebirds[edit]

Trogons[edit]

Kingfishers and relatives[edit]

Woodpeckers and toucans[edit]

Passerines[edit]

New Zealand wrens[edit]

Broadbills[edit]

Asities[edit]

Pittas[edit]

Manakins[edit]

Cotingas[edit]

Tyrant flycatchers[edit]

Antbirds[edit]

Gnateaters[edit]

Tapaculos[edit]

Antpittas and antthrushes[edit]

Ovenbirds[edit]

Woodcreepers[edit]

Lyrebirds[edit]

Bowerbirds[edit]

Scrubbirds[edit]

Australasian treecreepers[edit]

Australasian wrens[edit]

Honeyeaters[edit]

Bristlebirds[edit]

Pardalotes[edit]

Thornbills and gerygones[edit]

Australasian babblers[edit]

Logrunners[edit]

Satinbirds[edit]

Berrypeckers[edit]

Wattled crows[edit]

Whipbirds and relatives[edit]

Quail-thrushes[edit]

Wattle-eyes and batises[edit]

Helmetshrikes and puffbacks[edit]

Boatbills[edit]

Vangas[edit]

Butcherbirds[edit]

Woodswallows[edit]

Ioras[edit]

Bristleheads[edit]

Cuckooshrikes[edit]

Sitellas[edit]

Shrike-tits[edit]

Whistlers[edit]

Shrikes[edit]

Vireos and relatives[edit]

Orioles[edit]

Shrikethrushes and relatives[edit]

Drongos[edit]

Fantails[edit]

Monarchs[edit]

Crows and jays[edit]

Mudnesters[edit]

Birds-of-paradise[edit]

Australian robins[edit]

Bald crows[edit]

Waxwings and relatives[edit]

Palmchat[edit]

True tits[edit]

Penduline tits[edit]

Bushtits[edit]

Swallows and martins[edit]

Larks[edit]

Cisticolas[edit]

Bulbuls[edit]

Old World warblers[edit]

Babblers and relatives[edit]

White-eyes[edit]

Fairy-bluebirds[edit]

Goldcrests[edit]

Wrens[edit]

Gnatcatchers[edit]

Nuthatches[edit]

Treecreepers[edit]

Mockingbirds and thrashers[edit]

Philippine creepers[edit]

  • Stripe-breasted creeper

Starlings[edit]

Thrushes[edit]

Chats and flycatchers[edit]

Dippers[edit]

Leafbirds[edit]

Flowerpeckers[edit]

Sunbirds[edit]

Sugarbirds[edit]

Old World sparrows[edit]

Rock sparrows[edit]

Snowfinches (sparrows)[edit]

Weavers[edit]

Waxbills and relatives[edit]

Whydahs[edit]

Wagtails and pipits[edit]

Accentors[edit]

Finches and relatives[edit]

New World warblers[edit]

New World blackbirds[edit]

Bananaquit[edit]

Bunting and American sparrows[edit]

Tanagers[edit]

Cardinals and grosbeaks[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • National Audubon Society; BirdLife International (2007). Bird: the definitive visual guide (1st American ed.). New York: DK Pub. ISBN 9781405306331. 

External links[edit]