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Near passerine

Near passerine is a term often given to those land birds most closely related to the true passerines in the order Passeriformes

They comprise

Order Pterocliformes

Order Columbiformes

Order Psittaciformes

Order Cuculiformes

Order Strigiformes

Order Caprimulgiformes

Order Apodiformes

Order Coliformes

Order Trogoniformes

Order Coraciiformes

Order Piciformes

See also list of birds

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