Members of this order include Nightjars (family Caprimulgidae), Owlet-Frogmouths (family Aegothelidae), Potoos (family Nyctibiidae), Frogmouths (family Podargidae), and Oilbirds (family Steatornithidae).
Order of birds, the cassowaries and emus.
The order of birds including auks (Alcidae), gulls and terns (Laridae), plovers (Charadriidae), and sandpipers (Scolopacidae).
The storks, ibises and spoonbills and the herons, egrets and bitterns. Also the new world vultures.
Order of near-passerine birds, the mousebirds, confined to sub-Saharan Africa.
Members of this order include doves and pigeons (Columbidae), the dodo and solitaires (Raphidae), and sandgrouse (Pteroclididae).
Kingfishers, rollers, motmots, bee-eaters, and allies.
Cuckoos, turacos, hoatzin, and allies.
Members of this order include falcons (family Falconidae, including Falco peregrinus — Peregrine Falcon), hawks and old world vultures (family Accipitridae, including Aquila chrysaetos — Golden Eagle), and ospreys (family Pandionidae, including Pandion haliaetus — Osprey).
This order includes chickens, quail, turkeys, and pheasants.
Cranes, coots, rails, and allies.
Sites featuring products for sale should be submitted to the appropriate category within the Shopping/ area.
Sites predominantly discussing the West Nile Virus should be submitted to that category.
The taxonomic order commonly referred to as passerines, perching birds, or song birds.
Pelicans, cormorants, tropicbirds, gannets, boobies, anhingas, frigatebirds, and allies.
Woodpeckers, puffbirds, jacamars, barbets, toucans, and relatives.
Tubenoses, including albatrosses, storm-petrels, and diving petrels.
This category is for sites about the biology of the parrots. Websites about keeping and caring for parrots (as pets or for other purposes) should be listed in Recreation/Pets/Birds/Species/Parrots/
Order of birds containing just one family, Pteroclidae, the sandgrouse.
Please submit sites relating to live penguins to this category. Sites treating specific species of penguins may be moved to their respective subcategories. Sites selling penguin products should be listed under Shopping, and information about collecting penguin-related items should be listed under Recreation: Collecting: Themes: Animals: Penguins.
Penguins are flightless birds normally found in cold climates in the coastal regions of the southern hemisphere.
General owl sites may be submitted here.
Specific owl sites should be added to one of the two families: Tytonidae, or Strigidae.
Ostriches, cassowaries, emus, kiwis, and rheas.
Order of tropical birds which contains only one family, the Trogonidae, the trogons and quetzals.