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The following list includes orders, families within each order, and common

names in English and Spanish. Each link leads to the list of species within each family.

 

The Birds of Peru: Orders and Families

Order STRUTHIONIFORMES  Common Names  Nombres Comunes
Family RHEIDAE Rheas Ñandúes o Suris
Order TINAMIFORMES
Family TINAMIDAE Tianmous Perdices del Nuevo Mundo
Order ANSERIFORMES
Family ANHIMIDAE Screamers Camungos, Gritadores
Family ANATIDAE Ducks and Geese Patos, Gansos, Cisnes
Order GALLIFORMES
Family CRACIDAE Chachalacas, Curassows, Guans Chachalacas, Pavas, Paujiles
Family ODONTOPHORIDAE New World Quails Codornices del Nuevo Mundo
Order PODICIPEDIFORMES
Family PODICIPEDIDAE Grebes Zambullidores
Order PHOENICOPTERIFORMES
Family PHOENICOPTERIDAE Flamingoes Flamencos
Order SPHENISCIFORMES
Family SPHENISCIDAE Penguins Pingüinos
Order PROCELLARIIFORMES
Family DIOMEDEIDAE Albatrosses Albatroses
Family PROCELLARIIDAE Petrels, Shearwaters Pardelas, Petreles
Family HYDROBATIDAE Storm-Petrels Golondrinas de la Tempestad
Family PELECANOIDIDAE Diving-Petrels Potoyuncos
Order PHAETHONTIFORMES
Family PHAETHONTIDAE Tropicbirds Aves del Trópico
Order CICONIIFORMES
Family CICONIIDAE Storks Cigüeñas o Tuyuyos
Family FREGATIDAE Frigatebirds Avefragatas
Order SULIFORMES
Family SULIDAE Gannets, Boobies Piqueros
Family PHALACROCORACIDAE Cormorants Cormoranes o Cushuris
Family ANHINGIDAE Anhingas Anhingas
Order PELECANIFORMES
Family PELECANIDAE Pelicans Pelicanos
Family ARDEIDAE Herons, Bitterns Garzas, Mirasoles
Family THRESKIORNITHIDAE Ibises, Spoonbills Ibises, Pico Espatula
Order CATHARTIFORMES
Family CATHARTIDAE New World Vultures Gallinazos, Condores
Order ACCIPITRIFORMES
Family PANDIONIDAE Ospreys Aguila Pescadora
Family ACCIPITRIDAE Kites, Hawks, Eagles Gavilanes, Aguiluchos, Aguilas
Order GRUIFORMES
Family ARAMIDAE Limpkin Carrao
Family PSOPHIIDAE Trumpeters Trompeteros
Family RALLIDAE Rails, Gallinules, Coots, Crakes Rascones, Pollas de Agua, Gallaretas
Family HELIORNITHIDAE Finfoots Aves de Sol
Order EURYPYGIFORMES
Family EURYPYGIDAE Sunbittern Tigana o Tanrilla
Order CHARADRIIFORMES
Family CHARADRIIDAE Plovers, Lapwings, Dotterels Chorlos, Avefrias
Family HAEMATOPODIDAE Oystercatchers Ostreros
Family RECURVIROSTRIDAE Stilts, Avocets Cigüeñuelas, Avocetas
Family BURHINIDAE Thick-knees Alcaravanes or Huerequeque
Family SCOLOPACIDAE Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes Playeros, Becasinas, Falaropos
Family THINOCORIDAE Seedsnipes Agachona
Family JACANIDAE Jacanas Tuqui Tuqui, Gallito de Agua
Family STERCORARIIDAE Skuas, Jaegers Salteadores
Family LARIDAE Gulls, Terns Gaviotas, Gaviotines
Family RHYNCHOPIDAE Skimmers Rayadores
Order COLUMBIFORMES
Family COLUMBIDAE Doves, Pigeons Palomas, Tortolas
Order OPISTHOCOMIFORMES
Family OPISTHOCOMIDAE Hoatzin Hoazín o Shansho
Order CUCULIFORMES
Family CUCULIDAE Cuckoos Cuclillos
Order STRIGIFORMES
Family TYTONIDAE Barn Owls Lechuzas de Campanario
Family STRIGIDAE Owls Buhos, Lechuzas
Order CAPRIMULGIFORMES
Family STEATORNITHIDAE Oilbird Guácharo
Family NYCTIBIIDAE Potoos Nictibios  o Ayaymamas
Family CAPRIMULGIDAE Nightjars, Nighthawks Chotacabras
Order APODIFORMES
Family APODIDAE Swifts Vencejos
Family TROCHILIDAE Hummingbirds Colibris, Picaflores o K’entes
Order TROGONIFORMES
Family TROGONIDAE Trogons Trogones, Quetzales
Order CORACIIFORMES
Family ALCEDINIDAE Kingfishers Martin Pescadores
Family MOMOTIDAE Motmots Momotos or Relojeros
Order GALBULIFORMES
Family GALBULIDAE Jacamars Jacamares
Family BUCCONIDAE Puffbirds, Nunbirds, Nunlets Bucos
Order PICIFORMES
Family CAPITONIDAE New World Barbets Barbudos del Nuevo Mundo
Family RAMPHASTIDAE Toucans, Toucanets, Araçaries Tucanes, Tucanetas
Family PICIDAE Woodpeckers , Piculets Carpinteros
Order FALCONIFORMES
Family FALCONIDAE Falcons, Caracaras Halcones, Caracaras
Order PSITTACIFORMES
Family PSITTACIDAE Parrots, Parakeets, Macaws Loros, Pericos, Guacamayos
Order PASSERIFORMES
Family THAMNOPHILIDAE Antbirds, Antshrikes, Antwrens Hormigueros Típicos
Family MELANOPAREIIDAE Crescentchests Pechos-de-Luna o Toc-Tocs
Family CONOPOPHAGIDAE Gnateaters Jejeneros
Family GRALLARIIDAE Antpittas Tororois
Family RHINOCRYPTIDAE Tapaculos Tapaculos
Family FORMICARIIDAE Antthrushes Gallito Hormigueros
Family FURNARIIDAE Ovenbirds, Woodcreepers Hormeros, Trepatroncos
Family TYRANNIDAE Tyrant Flycatchers Tiranidos
Family OXYRUNCIDAE Sharpbill Picoagudo
Family COTINGIDAE Cotingas, Fruiteaters, Pihas, Fruitcrows Contingas, Fruteros
Family PIPRIDAE Manakins Saltarines
Family TITYRIDAE Tityras, Mourners, Becards Titiras, Cabezones
GENERA INCERTAE SEDIS Piprites Piprites
Family VIREONIDAE Vireos, Greenlets Vireos, Verdillos
Family CORVIDAE Jays Urraca
Family HIRUNDINIDAE Swallows, Martins Golondrinas
Family TROGLODYTIDAE Wrens Cucaracheros
Family POLIOPTILIDAE Gnatcatchers, Gnatwrens Soterillos, Perlitas
Family DONACOBIIDAE Donacobius Donacobios
Family CINCLIDAE Dippers Mirlos Acuaticos
Family TURDIDAE Thrushes, Solitaires Zorzales
Family MIMIDAE Mockingbirds Calandrias or Chiscos | Zoñas
Family MOTACILLIDAE Pipits Cachirlas
Family THRAUPIDAE Tanagers, Conebills, Sierra-Finches Tangaras
INCERTAE SEDIS Saltator Saltators
Family EMBERIZIDAE American Sparrows and Allies Gorriones Americanos y afines
Family CARDINALIDAE Grosbeaks and Allies Cardenales, Picogruesos
Family PARULIDAE New World Warblers Reinitas
Family ICTERIDAE New World Blackbirds Oropendolas, Tordos, Caciques
Family FRINGILLIDAE Finches, Euphonias Jilgueros, Eufonias
Family PASSERIDAE Old World Sparrows Gorrion Europeo