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Australian Bird Categories
The following gives an overview of the orders that I use to sort my Australian bird pictures.
1 Struthioniformes: Ostriches
2 Accipitriformes: Hawks, Eagles, Vultures and Allies
3 Anseriformes: Ducks, Geese and Swans
4 Apodiformes: Swifts and Hummingbirds
5 Caprimulgiformes: Owlet-nightjars, Frogmouths, Oilbirds, Potoos, Eared-nightjars, Nighthawks and Nightjars
6 Casuariiformes: Emus and Cassowaries
7 Charadriiformes: Shorebirds (Sandpipers, Plovers, Avocets, Gulls, Terns, Auks, Skuas, Oystercatchers, Jacanas and Phalaropes)
8 Pelecaniformes: Herons, Storks, Spoonbills, Ibis and New World vultures
9 Columbiformes: Pigeons, Doves, Dodoes and Solitaires
10 Coraciiformes: Kingfishers, Bee-eaters, Rollers, Motmots and Todies
11 Cuculiformes: Cuckoos, Anis and Roadrunners
12 Falconiformes: Falcons, Kestrels and Hobbies
13 Galliformes: Turkey, Grouse, Chicken, Quails, Ptarmigan, Partridge, Pheasant, Junglefowl and the Cracidae
14 Gruiformes: Cranes, Crakes and Rails
15 Passeriformes: Perching birds
16 Phaetontiformes: Tropicbird
17 Suliformes *: Frigatebird, Booby, Gannet, Cormorant, Shag, Darter
18 Podicipediformes: Grebe
19 Procellariformes: Albatrosses, Petrels and Shearwaters
20 Psittaciformes: Parrots, Parakeets, Macaws, Cockatoos
21 Sphenisciformes: Penguins
22 Strigiformes: Owls
* In Australia the term Phalacrocoraciformes is used instead