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STRUTHIONIDAE - OSTRICHES

PROCELLARIIDAE – PETRELS, SHEARWATERS

PODICIPEDIDAE - GREBES

HAETHONTIDAE - TROPICBIRDS

SULIDAE - GANNETS, BOOBIES

PHALACROCORACIDAE - CORMORANTS

ANHINGIDAE - DARTERS

PELECANIDAE - PELICANS

FREGATIDAE - FRIGATEBIRDS

ARDEIDAE - BITTERNS, EGRETS, HERONS

SCOPIDAE - HAMERKOP

CICONIIDAE - STORKS

BALAENICIPITIDAE - SHOEBILL

THRESKIORNITHIDAE - IBIS, SPOONBILLS

PHOENICOPTERIDAE - FLAMINGOS

ANATIDAE - DUCKS and GEESE

ACCIPITRIDAE [1] - VULTURES, SNAKE-EAGLES, KITES, HAWKS

ACCIPITRIDAE [2] - GOSHAWKS, BUZZARDS, EAGLES

SAGITTARIIDAE - SECRETARYBIRD

FALCONIDAE - FALCONS

PHASIANIDAE - FRANCOLIN, SPURFOWL, QUAIL, PARTRIDGE

NUMIDIDAE - GUINEAFOWLS

TURNICIDAE - BUTTONQUAILS

RALLIDAE - RAILS, CRAKES, MOORHENS, FLUFFTAILS

GRUIDAE - CRANES

HELIORNITHIDAE - FINFOOT

OTIDIDAE - BUSTARDS

JACANIDAE - JACANAS

ROSTRATULIDAE - PAINTED SNIPES

HAEMATOPODIDAE - OYSTERCATCHERS

RECURVIROSTRIDAE - STILTS, AVOCETS

DROMADIDAE - CRAB PLOVER

BURHINIDAE - THICKNEES, STONE CURLEWS

GLAREOLIDAE - COURSERS, PRATINCOLES

CHARADRIIDAE - PLOVERS, LAPWINGS

SCOLOPACIDAE - SNIPES, GODWITS, SANDPIPERS, STINTS

STERCORARIIDAE - SKUAS

LARIDAE - GULLS

STERNIDAE - TERNS, NODDIES

RYNCHOPIDAE - SKIMMERS

PTEROCLIDIDAE - SANDGROUSES

COLUMBIDAE - PIGEONS, DOVES

PSITTACIDAE - PARROTS, LOVEBIRDS

MUSOPHAGIDAE - TURACOS, GO-AWAY BIRDS

CUCULIDAE - CUCKOOS

CENTROPODIDAE - COUCALS

TYTONIDAE - BARN OWLS

STRIGIDAE - OWLS, SCOPS-OWLS

CAPRIMULGIDAE - NIGHTJARS

APODIDAE - SWIFTS

COLIIDAE - MOUSEBIRDS

TROGONIDAE - TROGONS

ALCEDINIDAE - KINGFISHERS

MEROPIDAE - BEE-EATERS

CORACIIDAE - ROLLERS

PHOENICULIDAE - WOOD-HOOPOES, SCIMITARBILLS

UPUPIDAE - HOOPOES

BUCEROTIDAE - HORNBILLS

LYBIIDAE - BARBETS, TINKERBIRDS

INDICATORIDAE - HONEYGUIDES

PICIDAE - WOODPECKERS

EURYLAIMIDAE - BROADBILLS

PITTIDAE - PITTAS

ALAUDIDAE - LARKS

HIRUNDINIDAE - SWALLOWS, MARTINS, SAW-WINGS

MOTACILLIDAE - WAGTAILS, PIPITS, LONGCLAWS

CAMPEPHAGIDAE - CUCKOOSHRIKES

PYCNONOTIDAE - GREENBULS, BULBULS, BRISTLEBILLS

TURDIDAE [1] - THRUSHES, ROBINS, ALETHE, CHATS, AKALATS

TURDIDAE [2] - PALM-THRUSH, CHATS, WHEATEARS

SYLVIIDAE [1] - WARBLERS

SYLVIIDAE [2] - APALISES, EREMOMELAS, PRINIAS, CROMBECS

SYLVIIDAE [3] - CISTICOLAS, CAMAROPTERAS, WREN-WARBLERS

MUSCICAPIDAE - FLYCATCHERS

PLATYSTEIRDAE - WATTLE-EYES, BATIS

MONARCHIDAE - MONARCH FLYCATCHERS

TIMALIIDAE - BABBLERS, IIADOPSIS, CHATTERERS

PARIDAE - TITS

REMIZIDAE - PENDULINE TITS

CERTHIIDAE - TREE CREEPERS

NECTARINIIDAE -- SUNBIRDS

ZOSTEROPIDAE - WHITE-EYES

ORIOLIDAE - ORIOLES

LANIIDAE - SHRIKES

MALACONOTIDAE - PUFFBACKS, TCHAGRAS, BOUBOUS

PRIONOPIDAE -- HELMET-SHRIKES

DICRURIDAE - DRONGOS

CORVIDAE - CROWS

STURNIDAE - STARLINGS

PASSERIDAE -- SPARROWS, PETRONIAS

PLOCEIDAE [1] - WEAVERS, BUFFALO-WEAVERS

PLOCEIDAE [2] - WIDOWBIRDS, BISHOPS, QUELEAS

ESTRILDIDAE - WAXBILLS, CORDON-BLEUS, MANNIKINS, FINCHES

VIDUIDAE - INDIGOBIRDS, WHYDAHS

FRINGILLIDAE - CANARYS, SEED-EATERS

EMBERIZIDAE - BUNTINGS

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