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Bird Families in Israel

Taxonomic Classification
Kingdom:Animalia(Animals)
Phylum:Chordata(Vertebrates)
Class:Aves(Birds)

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OrderFamilyCommon Members
AnseriformesAnatidaeDucks, Geese and Swans
ApodiformesApodidaeSwifts
CaprimulgiformesCaprimulgidaeNightjars
CharadriiformesBurhinidaeThick-knees
CharadriiformesCharadriidaeLapwings and Plovers
CharadriiformesDromadidaeCrab Plover
CharadriiformesGlareolidaeCoursers and Pratincoles
CharadriiformesHaematopodidaeOystercatchers
CharadriiformesLaridaeGulls
CharadriiformesRecurvirostridaeAvocets and Stilts
CharadriiformesRostratulidaePainted-snipes
CharadriiformesRynchopidaeSkimmers
CharadriiformesScolopacidaeSnipes and Sandpipers
CharadriiformesStercorariidaeSkuas
CharadriiformesSternidaeTerns
CiconiiformesArdeidaeHerons
CiconiiformesCiconiidaeStorks
CiconiiformesThreskiornithidaeIbises and Spoonbills
ColumbiformesColumbidaePigeons and Doves
CoraciiformesAlcedinidaeKingfishers
CoraciiformesCoraciidaeTypical Rollers
CoraciiformesMeropidaeBee-eaters
CoraciiformesUpupidaeHoopoes
CuculiformesCuculidaeCuckoos
FalconiformesAccipitridaeHawks and Eagles
FalconiformesFalconidaeFalcons
FalconiformesPandionidaeOsprey
GalliformesPhasianidaePartridges and Pheasants
GaviiformesGaviidaeDivers
GruiformesGruidaeCranes
GruiformesOtididaeBustards
GruiformesRallidaeRails and Coots
PasseriformesAlaudidaeLarks
PasseriformesBombycillidaeWaxwings
PasseriformesCorvidaeCrows, Jays and Magpies
PasseriformesEmberizidaeBuntings, Seedeaters and allies
PasseriformesEstrildidaeWaxbills and Allies
PasseriformesFringillidaeFinches, Crossbills and allies
PasseriformesHirundinidaeSwallows
PasseriformesLaniidaeShrikes
PasseriformesMotacillidaeWagtails and Pipits
PasseriformesMuscicapidaeOld World Flycatchers
PasseriformesNectariniidaeSunbirds and Spiderhunters
PasseriformesOriolidaeOld World Orioles
PasseriformesParidaeChickadees and Tits
PasseriformesPasseridaeOld World Sparrows
PasseriformesPrunellidaeAccentors
PasseriformesPycnonotidaeBulbuls
PasseriformesRemizidaePenduline Tits
PasseriformesSittidaeNuthatches
PasseriformesSturnidaeStarlings
PasseriformesSylviidaeOld World Warblers
PasseriformesTichodromadidaeWallcreepers
PasseriformesTmaliidaeBabblers
PasseriformesTroglodytidaeWrens
PasseriformesTurdidaeThrushes and Allies
PelecaniformesAnhingidaeDarters
PelecaniformesPelecanidaePelicans
PelecaniformesPhaethontidaeTropicbirds
PelecaniformesPhalacrocoracidaeCormorants
PelecaniformesSulidaeGannets and Boobies
PhoenicopteriformesPhoenicopteridaeFlamingos
PiciformesPicidaeWoodpeckers
PodicipediformesPodicipedidaeGrebes
ProcellariiformesDiomedeidaeAlbatrosses
ProcellariiformesHydrobatidaeStorm-petrels
ProcellariiformesProcellariidaePetrels and Shearwaters
PsittaciformesPsittacidaeParrots
PteroclidiformesPteroclididaeSandgrouses
StrigiformesStrigidaeTypical Owls
StrigiformesTytonidaeBarn-Owls
StruthioniformesStruthionidaeOstriches

Number of families: 72