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List of North American birds: non-passerines
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List of North American birds: non-passerines

This List of North American birds: non-passerines is an enumeration of the non-passerine bird species known from the North American continent north of Mexico. The non-passerines encompass a varied and complex assemblage of avian orders, from the Anseriformes (ducks, geese, and swans) to the Piciformes (woodpeckers, sapsuckers, and flickers).

For an introductory overview of the birdlife of North America, see List of North American birds. To view North American passerines, see the .

Unless otherwise noted, all species listed below are considered to occur regularly in North America as permanent residents, summer or winter residents or visitors, or migrants. The following codes are used to denote certain categories of species:

Table of contents
1 Ducks, Geese, and Swans
2 Curassows and Guans
3 Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, and Old World Quail
4 New World Quail
5 Loons
6 Grebes
7 Albatrosses
8 Shearwaters and Petrels
9 Storm-Petrelss
10 Tropicbirds
11 Boobies and Gannets
12 Pelicans
13 Cormorants
14 Darters
15 Frigatebirds
16 Bitterns, Herons, and Egrets
17 Ibises and Spoonbills
18 Storks
19 New World Vultures
20 Flamingos
21 Hawks, Kitess, and Eagles
22 Caracaras and Falcons
23 Rails, Gallinules, and Coots
24 Limpkins
25 Cranes
26 Thick-knees
27 Lapwings and Plovers
28 Oystercatchers
29 Stilts and Avocets
30 Jacanas
31 Sandpipers, Curlews, Stints, Godwits, Snipes, and Phalaropes
32 Pratincoles
33 Skuas, Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
34 Auks, Murres, and Puffins
35 Pigeons and Doves
36 Lories, Parakeets, Macaws, and Parrots
37 Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis
38 Barn owls
39 Typical owls
40 Goatsuckers
41 Swifts
42 Hummingbirds
43 Trogons
44 Hoopoes
45 Kingfishers
46 Woodpeckers, Sapsuckers, and Flickerss
47 Related topics
48 External links

Ducks, Geese, and Swans

Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae

Curassows and Guans

Order:
Galliformes Family: Cracidae

Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, and Old World Quail

Order: Galliformes Family: Phasianidae

New World Quail

Order: Galliformes Family: Odontophoridae

Loons

Order:
Gaviiformes Family: Gaviidae

Grebes

Order:
Podicipediformes Family: Podicipedidae

Albatrosses

Order: Procellariiformes Family: Diomedeidae

Shearwaters and Petrels

Order: Procellariiformes Family: Procellariidae

Storm-Petrelss

Order: Procellariiformes Family: Hydrobatidae

Tropicbirds

Order:
Pelecaniformes Family: Phaethontidae

Boobies and Gannets

Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Sulidae

Pelicans

Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Pelecanidae

Cormorants

Order:
Pelecaniformes Family: Phalacrocoracidae

Darters

Order:
Pelecaniformes Family: Anhingidae

Frigatebirds

Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Fregatidae

Bitterns, Herons, and Egrets

Order:
Ciconiiformes Family: Ardeidae

Ibises and Spoonbills

Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Threskiornithidae

Storks

Order:
Ciconiiformes Family: Ciconiidae

New World Vultures

Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Cathartidae

Flamingos

Order: Phoenicopteriformes Family: Phoenicopteridae

Hawks, Kitess, and Eagles

Order: Falconiformes Family: Accipitridae

Caracaras and Falcons

Order:
Falconiformes Family: Falconidae''

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots

Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae

Limpkins

Order:
Gruiformes Family: Aramidae

Cranes

Order:
Gruiformes Family: Gruidae

Thick-knees

Order: Charadriiformes Family: Burhinidae

Lapwings and Plovers

Order:
Charadriiformes Family: Charadriidae

Oystercatchers

Order:
Charadriiformes Family: Haematopodidae

Stilts and Avocets

Order: Charadriiformes Family: Recurvirostridae

Jacanas

Order:
Charadriiformes Family: Jacanidae

Sandpipers, Curlews, Stints, Godwits, Snipes, and Phalaropes

Order: Charadriiformes Family: Scolopacidae

Pratincoles

Order:
Charadriiformes Family: Glareolidae

Skuas, Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers

Order:
Charadriiformes Family: Laridae

Auks, Murres, and Puffins

Order: Charadriiformes Family: Alcidae

Pigeons and Doves

Order: Columbiformes Family: Columbidae

Lories, Parakeets, Macaws, and Parrots

Order: Psittaciformes Family: Psittacidae

Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis

Order:
Cuculiformes Family: Cuculidae

Barn owls

Order: Strigiformes Family: Tytonidae

Typical owls

Order:
Strigiformes Family: Strigidae

Goatsuckers

Order:
Caprimulgiformes Family: Caprimulgidae

Swifts

Order:
Apodiformes Family: Apodidae

Hummingbirds

Order: Apodiformes Family: Trochilidae

Trogons

Order:
Trogoniformes Family: Trogonidae

Hoopoes

Order:
Upupiformes Family: Upupidae

Kingfishers

Order:
Coraciiformes Family: Alcedinidae

Woodpeckers, Sapsuckers, and Flickerss

Order:
Piciformes Family: Picidae

Related topics

External links