Birds of the World: Grouped by Order

The birds of the world are divided into several orders. We have listed the "Birds of the World Orders" below. Each has a link to a seperate page with biodiversity information including the total number of families and respective number of species.





Archaeopterygiformes

Archaeopterygiformes

Archaeopteryx (extinct)

Hesperoornithiformes

Hesperornithiformes

Hesperonris (extinct)

Ichthyornithiformes

Ichthyornithiformes

Extinct

Tinamiformes

Tinamiformes

Tinamous

Rheiformes

Rheiformes

Rheas

Casauriiformes

Casuariiformes

Kiwis, Casuawaries

Struthioniformes

Struthioniformes

Ostriches

Dinornithiformes

Dinornithiformes

Moas (extinct)

Aepyornithiformes

Aepyornithiformes

Elephant Birds (extinct)

Podicipediformes

Podicipediformes

Grebes

Sphenisciformes

Sphenisciformes

Penguins

Procellariiformes

Procellariiformes

Albatros, petrels

Pelecaniformes

Pelecaniformes

Pelicans, Anhingas

Anseriformes

Anseriformes

Ducks, Swans

Phoenicopteriformes

Phoenicopteriformes

Flamingos

Passeriformes

Passeriformes

Sparrows, finches ...

Ciconiiformes

Ciconiiformes

Ibis, Storks, Herons

Falconiformes

Falconiformes

Hawks, Vulchures

Galliformes

Galliformes

Turkey, Chicken

Gruiformes

Gruiformes

Bustards, cranes ...

Charadriiformes

Charadriiformes

Plovers, terns ..

Gaviiformes

Gaviiformes

Loons





Columbiformes

Columbiformes

Doves ...

Psittaciformes

Psittaciformes

Parrots, Parakeets

Coliiformes

Coliiformes

 

Musophagiformes

Musophagiformes

Turacos

Cuculiformes

Cuculiformes

Coocoos, Hoatzins

Strigiformes

Strigiformes

Owls

Caprimulgiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Frogmouths

Apodiformes

Apodiformes

Hummingbirds

Trogoniformes

Trogoniformes

Trogons

Coraciiformes

Coraciiformes

Hummingbirds

Piciformes

Piciformes

Woodpeckers



 


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