Accipitridae (Eagles, Hawks & Kites)

Accipitridae (Eagles, Hawks & Kites)

The Accipitridae is one of the two major families within the order Falconiformes (the diurnal birds of prey). Many well-known birds like hawks, eagles, kites, harriers and Old World vultures are included in this group.   No Results Found The page you requested...
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Alcedinidae is a family of small to medium-sized birds in the order Coraciiformes. They are found throughout the world with most species in tropical Africa, Asia and Australia. The family contains 114 species.   Ceyx azurea (ALCEDINIDAE) Azure Kingfisher Small...
Anatidae (Ducks)

Anatidae (Ducks)

Anatidae is a bird family including ducks and most duck-like waterfowl, such as geese and swans. Anatidae are remarkable for being one of the few families of birds that possess a penis.   Anas superciliosa (ANATIDAE) Pacific Black Duck Actually brown, this...
Ardeidae (Herons)

Ardeidae (Herons)

An egret is any of several herons, wading birds in the Ardeidae family, most of which are white or buff, and several of which develop fine plumes during the breeding season. Many egrets are members of the genera Egretta or Ardea which contain other species named as...
Artamidae (Magpies et al)

Artamidae (Magpies et al)

Artamidae are mostly crow-like birds native to Australasia and nearby areas. The Cracticids – currawongs, Magpie and butcherbirds, subfamily Cracticinae – have large, straight bills and mostly black, white or grey plumage. They are highly intelligent and have...
Cacatuidae (Cockatoos et al)

Cacatuidae (Cockatoos et al)

Along with the Psittacidae family (the true parrots), Cacatuidae make up the order Psittaciformes. Cockatoos share many features with other parrots including the characteristic curved beak shape and a zygodactyl foot, with two forward toes and two backwards toes. They...