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Taxonomic List

STRUTHIONIDAE Ostrich
SPHENISCIDAE Penguin
PODICIPEDIDAE Grebe
SULIDAE Gannet 
PHALACROCORADIDAE Cormorant
ANHINGIDAE Darter 
PELECANIDAE Pelican
ARDEIDAE Heron, Egret, Night-Heron, Bittern
SCOPIDAE Hamerkop
CICONIIDAE Stork
BALAENDIPITIDAE Shoebill
THRESKIORNITHIDAE Ibis, Spoonbill
PHOENICOPTERIDAE Flamingo
ANATIDAE Duck, Goose, Teal, Pintail, Shoveler, Pochard
ACCIPITRIDAE Vulture, Kite, Cuckoo-Hawk, Buzzard, Hawk, Eagle, Snake Eagle, Harrier, Osprey
SAGITTARIIDAE Secretarybird
FALCONIDAE Falcon, Kestrel
NUMIDIDAE Guineafowl
PHASIANIDAE Peacock, Partridge, Francolin, Quail
TURNICIDAE Buttonquail
RALLIDAE Rail, Crake, Flufftail, Swamphen, Gallinule,   Moorhen, Coot
GRUIDAE Crane
HELIORNITHIDAE Finfoot
OTIDIDAE Bustard, Korhaand
JACANIDAE Jacana
POSTRATULIDAE Painted-Snipe
DROMIDIDAE Crab Plover
HAEMATOPIDIDAE Oystercatcher
RECURVIROSTRIDAE Avocet, Stilt
BURHINIDAE Thick-Knee 
GLAREOLIDAE Courser, Pratincole
CHARADRIIDAE Plover, Lapwing
SCOLOPACIDAE Turnstone, Sandpiper, Redshank,       Greenshank, Knot, Dunlin, Stint, Snipe, Godwit, Curlew, Whimbrel, Phalarope
STERCORARIIDAE Skua
LARIDAE Gull, Kittiwake, Tern, Noddy
RYNCHOPIDAE Skimmer
PTEROCLIDIDAE Sandgrouse
COLUMBIDAE Pigeon, Dove
PSITTACIDAE Parrot, Parakeet, Lovebird
MUSOPHAGIDAE Turaco, Lourie 
CUCULIDAE Cuckoo, Malkoha, Coucal
TYTONIDAE & STRIGIDAE Owl, Owlet
CAPRIMULGIDAE Nightjar
APODIDAE Swift, Spinetail
COLIIDAE Mousebird

TROGONIDAE Trogon
ALCEDINIDAE Kingfisher
MEROPIDAE Bee-eater
CORACIIDAE Roller
UPUPIDAE Hoopoe
PHOENICULIDAE Woodhoopoe, Scimitarbill
BUCEROTIDAE Hornbill
CAPTIONIDAE Barbet, Tinkerbird
INDICATORIDAE Honeyguide, Honeybird
PICIDAE Woodpecker
EURYLAIMIDAE Broadbill
PITTIDAE Pitta
ALAUDIDAE Lark, Sparrowlark
HIRUNDINIDAE Swallow, Martin, Saw-wing
MOTACILLIADAE Wagtail, Pipit, Longclaw
CAMPEPHAGIDAE Cuckoo-Shrike
PYCNONOTIDAE Bulbul, Brownbul, Greenbul, Nicator,
TURDIDAE Thrush, Wheatear, Chat, Robin-Chat, Robin, Stonechat, Whinchat, Palm Thrush, Alethe, Akalat, Nightingale
SYLVIDAE Warbler, Whitethroat, Titbabbler, Hyliota,     Crombec, Eremomela

CISTICOLIDAE Cisticola, Prinia, Warbler, Apalis,       Cameroptera, Wren-Warbler
PLATYSTEIRIDAE Batis
MUSCICAPIDAE, MONARCHIDAE Flycatcher
TIMALIIDAE Babbler, Blackcap, Rockrunner, Rockjumper
PARIDAE Tit
REMIZIDAE Penduline Tit
CERTHIIDAE Treecreeper
NECTARINIIDAE Sunbird
ZOSTEROPIDAE White-eye
PROMEROPIDAE Sugarbird
LANIIDAE Shrike
MALACONOTIDAE Boubou, Gonolek, Puffback, Brubru, Tchagra, Bokmakierie, Bush Shrike
PRIONOPIDAE Helmetshrike
ORIOLIDAE Oriole
DICRURIDAE Drongo
CORVIDAE Crow, Raven
STURNIDAE Starling, Myna, Oxpecker
PASSERIDAE Sparrow, Petronia
PLOCEIDAE Weaver, Finch, Quelea, Bishop, Widowbird
ESTRILDIDAE Pytilia, Twinspot, Crimsonwing, Firefinch, Cordonbleu, Waxbill, Quailfinch, Finch, Mannikin
VIDUIDAE Whydah, Indigobird, Cuckoo-Finch
FRINGILLIDAE Chaffinch, Canary, Seedeater, Siskin
EMBERIZIDAE Bunting