Taxon profile


perching birds
Passeriformes Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  superorder Neognathae

Scientific synonyms



Functions restricted to taxon Passeriformes

Important groups

Thraupidae - tanagers and allies, Cardinalidae - cardinals, grosbeaks and allies, Estrildidae - waxbills, munias and allies, Icteridae - oropendolas, orioles and blackbirds, Parulidae - New World warblers, Alaudidae - larks, Hirundinidae - swallows and martins, Motacillidae - wagtails and pipits, Prunellidae - accentors, Turdidae - thrushes, Sylviidae - cisticolas and allies, Paridae - tits and chickadees, Sittidae - nuthatches, Laniidae - shrikes, Corvidae - crows and jays, Sturnidae - starlings and rhabdornis, Passeridae - old world sparrows and snowfinches, Fringillidae - finches, Emberizidae - buntings, New World sparrows and allies

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Included taxa - Passeriformes incertae sedis

Number of records: 1

genus Wieslochia Mayr & Manegold, 2006

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [2c145e9e-fe7b-432d-ac8d-ec18ca81f741]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Passeriformes]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Passeriformes]

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Taxa (not confirmed) - 3


extinct taxon