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Sibley-Monroe checklist 2

The Sibley-Munroe checklist was a landmark document in the study of birds. It drew on extensive DNA-DNA hybridisation studies to reassess the relationships between modern birds.

Anhimidae

  • Anhima cornuta Horned Screamer
  • Chauna chavaria Northern Screamer
  • Chauna torquata Southern Screamer

Anseranatidae[?]

  • Anseranas semipalmata Magpie Goose

Dendrocygnidae[?]

  • Dendrocygna guttata Spotted Whistling-Duck
  • Dendrocygna eytoni Plumed Whistling-Duck
  • Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Whistling-Duck
  • Dendrocygna arcuata Wandering Whistling-Duck
  • Dendrocygna javanica Lesser Whistling-Duck
  • Dendrocygna viduata White-faced Whistling-Duck
  • Dendrocygna arborea West Indian Whistling-Duck
  • Dendrocygna autumnalis Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
  • Thalassornis leuconotus White-backed Duck

Anatidae

  • Oxyura dominica Masked Duck
  • Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy Duck
  • Oxyura ferruginea Andean Duck
  • Oxyura leucocephala White-headed Duck
  • Oxyura maccoa Maccoa Duck
  • Oxyura vittata Lake Duck
  • Oxyura australis Blue-billed Duck
  • Biziura lobata Musk Duck
  • Heteronetta atricapilla Black-headed Duck
  • Stictonetta naevosa Freckled Duck
  • Cygnus olor Mute Swan
  • Cygnus atratus Black Swan
  • Cygnus melanocorypha Black-necked Swan
  • Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan
  • Cygnus buccinator Trumpeter Swan
  • Cygnus columbianus Tundra Swan
  • Coscoroba coscoroba Coscoroba Swan
  • Anser cygnoides Swan Goose
  • Anser brachyrhynchus Pink-footed Goose
  • Anser fabalis Bean Goose
  • Anser albifrons Greater White-fronted Goose
  • Anser erythropus Lesser White-fronted Goose
  • Anser anser Greylag Goose
  • Anser indicus Bar-headed Goose
  • Anser caerulescens Snow Goose
  • Anser rossii Ross's Goose
  • Anser canagica Emperor Goose
  • Branta sandvicensis Nene
  • Branta canadensis Canada Goose
  • Branta leucopsis Barnacle Goose
  • Branta bernicla Brent Goose
  • Branta ruficollis Red-breasted Goose
  • Cereopsis novaehollandiae* Cape Barren Goose
  • Cyanochen cyanopterus Blue-winged Goose
  • Chloephaga melanoptera Andean Goose
  • Chloephaga picta Upland Goose
  • Chloephaga hybrida Kelp Goose
  • Chloephaga poliocephala Ashy-headed Goose
  • Chloephaga rubidiceps Ruddy-headed Goose
  • Neochen jubata Orinoco Goose
  • Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose
  • Tadorna ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck
  • Tadorna cana South African Shelduck
  • Tadorna tadornoides Australian Shelduck
  • Tadorna variegata Paradise Shelduck
  • Tadorna cristata Crested Shelduck
  • Tadorna tadorna Common Shelduck
  • Tadorna radjah Radjah Shelduck
  • Tachyeres pteneres Flightless Steamerduck
  • Tachyeres leucocephalus Chubut Steamerduck
  • Tachyeres brachypterus Falkland Steamerduck
  • Tachyeres patachonicus Flying Steamerduck
  • Plectropterus gambensis Spur-winged Goose
  • Cairina moschata Muscovy Duck
  • Cairina scutulata White-winged Duck
  • Pteronetta hartlaubii Hartlaub's Duck
  • Sarkidiornis melanotos Comb Duck
  • Nettapus pulchellus Green Pygmy-goose
  • Nettapus coromandelianus Cotton Pygmy-goose
  • Nettapus auritus African Pygmy-goose
  • Callonetta leucophrys Ringed Teal
  • Aix sponsa Wood Duck
  • Aix galericulata Mandarin Duck
  • Chenonetta jubata Maned Duck
  • Amazonetta brasiliensis Brazilian Teal
  • Merganetta armata Torrent Duck
  • Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos* Blue Duck
  • Salvadorina waigiuensis Salvadori's Teal
  • Anas specularioides Crested Duck
  • Anas specularis Spectacled Duck
  • Anas capensis Cape Teal
  • Anas strepera Gadwall
  • Anas falcata Falcated Duck
  • Anas penelope Eurasian Wigeon
  • Anas americana American Wigeon
  • Anas sibilatrix Chiloe Wigeon
  • Anas sparsa African Black Duck
  • Anas rubripes American Black Duck
  • Anas fulvigula Mottled Duck
  • Anas platyrhynchos Mallard
  • Anas wyvilliana Hawaiian Duck
  • Anas laysanensis Laysan Duck
  • Anas poecilorhyncha Spot-billed Duck
  • Anas luzonica Philippine Duck
  • Anas superciliosa Pacific Black Duck
  • Anas undulata Yellow-billed Duck
  • Anas melleri Meller's Duck
  • Anas discors Blue-winged Teal
  • Anas cyanoptera Cinnamon Teal
  • Anas smithii Cape Shoveler
  • Anas platalea Red Shoveler
  • Anas rhynchotis Australian Shoveler
  • Anas clypeata Northern Shoveler
  • Anas bernieri Bernier's Teal
  • Anas gibberifrons Sunda Teal
  • Anas gracilis Grey Teal
  • Anas castanea Chestnut Teal
  • Anas aucklandica Brown Teal
  • Anas bahamensis White-cheeked Pintail
  • Anas erythrorhyncha Red-billed Duck
  • Anas flavirostris Speckled Teal
  • Anas acuta Northern Pintail
  • Anas eatoni Eaton's Pintail
  • Anas georgica Yellow-billed Pintail
  • Anas querquedula Garganey
  • Anas formosa Baikal Teal
  • Anas crecca Common Teal
  • Anas puna Puna Teal
  • Anas versicolor Silver Teal
  • Anas hottentota Hottentot Teal
  • Malacorhynchus membranaceus* Pink-eared Duck
  • Marmaronetta angustirostris* Marbled Teal
  • Rhodonessa caryophyllacea* Pink-headed Duck
  • Netta rufina Red-crested Pochard
  • Netta peposaca Rosy-billed Pochard
  • Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard
  • Aythya ferina Common Pochard
  • Aythya valisineria Canvasback
  • Aythya americana Redhead
  • Aythya collaris Ring-necked Duck
  • Aythya nyroca Ferruginous Pochard
  • Aythya innotata Madagascar Pochard
  • Aythya baeri Baer's Pochard
  • Aythya australis Hardhead
  • Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck
  • Aythya novaeseelandiae New Zealand Scaup
  • Aythya marila Greater Scaup
  • Aythya affinis Lesser Scaup
  • Somateria mollissima Common Eider
  • Somateria spectabilis King Eider
  • Somateria fischeri Spectacled Eider
  • Polysticta stelleri Steller's Eider
  • Camptorhynchus labradorius Labrador Duck
  • Histrionicus histrionicus* Harlequin Duck
  • Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed Duck
  • Melanitta nigra Black Scoter
  • Melanitta perspicillata Surf Scoter
  • Melanitta fusca White-winged Scoter
  • Bucephala clangula Common Goldeneye
  • Bucephala islandica Barrow's Goldeneye
  • Bucephala albeola Bufflehead
  • Mergellus albellus Smew
  • Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded Merganser
  • Mergus octosetaceus Brazilian Merganser
  • Mergus serrator Red-breasted Merganser
  • Mergus squamatus Scaly-sided Merganser
  • Mergus merganser Common Merganser
  • Mergus australis Auckland Islands Merganser

Turnicidae

  • Turnix sylvatica Small Buttonquail
  • Turnix maculosa Red-backed Buttonquail
  • Turnix nana Black-rumped Buttonquail
  • Turnix hottentotta Hottentot Buttonquail
  • Turnix tanki Yellow-legged Buttonquail
  • Turnix ocellata Spotted Buttonquail
  • Turnix suscitator Barred Buttonquail
  • Turnix nigricollis Madagascar Buttonquail
  • Turnix melanogaster Black-breasted Buttonquail
  • Turnix castanota Chestnut-backed Buttonquail
  • Turnix olivii Buff-breasted Buttonquail
  • Turnix varia Painted Buttonquail
  • Turnix worcesteri Worcester's Buttonquail
  • Turnix everetti Sumba Buttonquail
  • Turnix pyrrhothorax Red-chested Buttonquail
  • Turnix velox Little Buttonquail
  • Ortyxelos meiffrenii Lark Buttonquail

Indicatoridae

  • Indicator maculatus Spotted Honeyguide
  • Indicator variegatus Scaly-throated Honeyguide
  • Indicator indicator Greater Honeyguide
  • Indicator archipelagicus Malaysian Honeyguide
  • Indicator minor Lesser Honeyguide
  • Indicator conirostris Thick-billed Honeyguide
  • Indicator willcocksi Willcocks's Honeyguide
  • Indicator exilis Least Honeyguide
  • Indicator pumilio Dwarf Honeyguide
  • Indicator meliphilus Pallid Honeyguide
  • Indicator xanthonotus Yellow-rumped Honeyguide
  • Melichneutes robustus Lyre-tailed Honeyguide
  • Melignomon eisentrauti Yellow-footed Honeyguide
  • Melignomon zenkeri Zenker's Honeyguide
  • Prodotiscus insignis Cassin's Honeyguide
  • Prodotiscus zambesiae Green-backed Honeyguide
  • Prodotiscus regulus Wahlberg's Honeyguide

Picidae

  • Jynx torquilla Eurasian Wryneck
  • Jynx ruficollis Rufous-necked Wryneck
  • Picumnus innominatus Speckled Piculet
  • Picumnus aurifrons Bar-breasted Piculet
  • Picumnus pumilus Orinoco Piculet
  • Picumnus lafresnayi Lafresnaye's Piculet
  • Picumnus exilis Golden-spangled Piculet
  • Picumnus fuscus Rusty-necked Piculet
  • Picumnus sclateri Ecuadorian Piculet
  • Picumnus squamulatus Scaled Piculet
  • Picumnus spilogaster White-bellied Piculet
  • Picumnus minutissimus Guianan Piculet
  • Picumnus pygmaeus Spotted Piculet
  • Picumnus steindachneri Speckle-chested Piculet
  • Picumnus varzeae Varzea Piculet
  • Picumnus cirratus White-barred Piculet
  • Picumnus dorbygnianus Ocellated Piculet
  • Picumnus temminckii Ochre-collared Piculet
  • Picumnus albosquamatus White-wedged Piculet
  • Picumnus rufiventris Rufous-breasted Piculet
  • Picumnus fulvescens Tawny Piculet
  • Picumnus limae Ochraceous Piculet
  • Picumnus nebulosus Mottled Piculet
  • Picumnus castelnau Plain-breasted Piculet
  • Picumnus subtilis Fine-barred Piculet
  • Picumnus olivaceus Olivaceous Piculet
  • Picumnus granadensis Greyish Piculet
  • Picumnus cinnamomeus Chestnut Piculet
  • Sasia africana African Piculet
  • Sasia abnormis Rufous Piculet
  • Sasia ochracea White-browed Piculet
  • Nesoctites micromegas Antillean Piculet
  • Melanerpes candidus White Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes lewis Lewis's Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes herminieri Guadeloupe Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes portoricensis Puerto Rican Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes formicivorus Acorn Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes pucherani Black-cheeked Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes chrysauchen Golden-naped Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes cruentatus Yellow-tufted Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes flavifrons Yellow-fronted Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes cactorum White-fronted Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes striatus Hispaniolan Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes radiolatus Jamaican Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes chrysogenys Golden-cheeked Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes hypopolius Grey-breasted Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes pygmaeus Yucatan Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes rubricapillus Red-crowned Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes uropygialis Gila Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes superciliaris West Indian Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes aurifrons Golden-fronted Woodpecker
  • Melanerpes hoffmannii Hoffmann's Woodpecker
  • Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  • Sphyrapicus nuchalis Red-naped Sapsucker
  • Sphyrapicus ruber Red-breasted Sapsucker
  • Sphyrapicus thyroideus Williamson's Sapsucker
  • Xiphidiopicus percussus Cuban Green Woodpecker
  • Campethera punctuligera Fine-spotted Woodpecker
  • Campethera nubica Nubian Woodpecker
  • Campethera bennettii Bennett's Woodpecker
  • Campethera scriptoricauda* Reichenow's Woodpecker
  • Campethera abingoni Golden-tailed Woodpecker
  • Campethera mombassica Mombasa Woodpecker
  • Campethera notata Knysna Woodpecker
  • Campethera maculosa Little Green Woodpecker
  • Campethera cailliautii Green-backed Woodpecker
  • Campethera tullbergi Tullberg's Woodpecker
  • Campethera nivosa Buff-spotted Woodpecker
  • Campethera caroli Brown-eared Woodpecker
  • Geocolaptes olivaceus Ground Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos elachus Little Grey Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos poecilolaemus* Speckle-breasted Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos fuscescens Cardinal Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos lugubris Melancholy Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos gabonensis Gabon Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos stierlingi Stierling's Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos namaquus Bearded Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos pyrrhogaster Fire-bellied Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos xantholophus Golden-crowned Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos elliotii Elliot's Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos goertae Grey Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos spodocephalus* Grey-headed Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos griseocephalus Olive Woodpecker
  • Dendropicos obsoletus Brown-backed Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos temminckii Sulawesi Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos maculatus Philippine Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos nanus Brown-capped Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos moluccensis Sunda Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos canicapillus Grey-capped Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos kizuki Pygmy Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos minor Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos auriceps Brown-fronted Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos macei Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos atratus Stripe-breasted Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos mahrattensis Yellow-crowned Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos dorae Arabian Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos hyperythrus Rufous-bellied Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos cathpharius Crimson-breasted Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos darjellensis Darjeeling Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos medius Middle Spotted Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos leucotos White-backed Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos major Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos syriacus Syrian Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos leucopterus White-winged Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos assimilis Sind Woodpecker
  • Dendrocopos himalayensis Himalayan Woodpecker
  • Picoides lignarius Striped Woodpecker
  • Picoides mixtus Checkered Woodpecker
  • Picoides nuttallii Nuttall's Woodpecker
  • Picoides scalaris Ladder-backed Woodpecker
  • Picoides pubescens Downy Woodpecker
  • Picoides borealis Red-cockaded Woodpecker
  • Picoides stricklandi Strickland's Woodpecker
  • Picoides villosus Hairy Woodpecker
  • Picoides albolarvatus White-headed Woodpecker
  • Picoides tridactylus Three-toed Woodpecker
  • Picoides arcticus Black-backed Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis callonotus Scarlet-backed Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis dignus Yellow-vented Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis nigriceps Bar-bellied Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis fumigatus Smoky-brown Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis passerinus Little Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis frontalis Dot-fronted Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis spilogaster White-spotted Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis sanguineus Blood-colored Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis kirkii Red-rumped Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis chocoensis Choco Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis cassini Golden-collared Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis affinis Red-stained Woodpecker
  • Veniliornis maculifrons Yellow-eared Woodpecker
  • Piculus simplex Rufous-winged Woodpecker
  • Piculus callopterus Stripe-cheeked Woodpecker
  • Piculus litae Lita Woodpecker
  • Piculus leucolaemus White-throated Woodpecker
  • Piculus flavigula Yellow-throated Woodpecker
  • Piculus chrysochloros Golden-green Woodpecker
  • Piculus aurulentus Yellow-browed Woodpecker
  • Piculus auricularis Grey-crowned Woodpecker
  • Piculus rubiginosus Golden-olive Woodpecker
  • Piculus rivolii Crimson-mantled Woodpecker
  • Colaptes atricollis Black-necked Woodpecker
  • Colaptes punctigula Spot-breasted Woodpecker
  • Colaptes melanochloros Green-barred Woodpecker
  • Colaptes auratus Northern Flicker
  • Colaptes chrysoides Gilded Flicker
  • Colaptes fernandinae Fernandina's Flicker
  • Colaptes pitius Chilean Flicker
  • Colaptes rupicola Andean Flicker
  • Colaptes campestris Campo Flicker
  • Celeus brachyurus Rufous Woodpecker
  • Celeus loricatus Cinnamon Woodpecker
  • Celeus grammicus Scaly-breasted Woodpecker
  • Celeus undatus Waved Woodpecker
  • Celeus castaneus Chestnut-colored Woodpecker
  • Celeus elegans Chestnut Woodpecker
  • Celeus lugubris Pale-crested Woodpecker
  • Celeus flavescens Blond-crested Woodpecker
  • Celeus flavus Cream-colored Woodpecker
  • Celeus spectabilis Rufous-headed Woodpecker
  • Celeus torquatus Ringed Woodpecker
  • Dryocopus galeatus Helmeted Woodpecker
  • Dryocopus pileatus Pileated Woodpecker
  • Dryocopus lineatus Lineated Woodpecker
  • Dryocopus schulzi Black-bodied Woodpecker
  • Dryocopus javensis White-bellied Woodpecker
  • Dryocopus hodgei Andaman Woodpecker
  • Dryocopus martius Black Woodpecker
  • Campephilus pollens Powerful Woodpecker
  • Campephilus haematogaster* Crimson-bellied Woodpecker
  • Campephilus rubricollis Red-necked Woodpecker
  • Campephilus robustus Robust Woodpecker
  • Campephilus guatemalensis* Pale-billed Woodpecker
  • Campephilus melanoleucos Crimson-crested Woodpecker
  • Campephilus gayaquilensis* Guayaquil Woodpecker
  • Campephilus leucopogon Cream-backed Woodpecker
  • Campephilus magellanicus Magellanic Woodpecker
  • Campephilus imperialis Imperial Woodpecker
  • Campephilus principalis Ivory-billed Woodpecker
  • Picus mineaceus Banded Woodpecker
  • Picus chlorolophus Lesser Yellownape
  • Picus puniceus Crimson-winged Woodpecker
  • Picus flavinucha Greater Yellownape
  • Picus mentalis Checker-throated Woodpecker
  • Picus viridanus Streak-breasted Woodpecker
  • Picus vittatus Laced Woodpecker
  • Picus xanthopygaeus Streak-throated Woodpecker
  • Picus squamatus Scaly-bellied Woodpecker
  • Picus awokera Japanese Woodpecker
  • Picus viridis Eurasian Green Woodpecker
  • Picus vaillantii Levaillant's Woodpecker
  • Picus rabieri Red-collared Woodpecker
  • Picus erythropygius Black-headed Woodpecker
  • Picus canus Grey-faced Woodpecker
  • Dinopium rafflesii Olive-backed Woodpecker
  • Dinopium shorii Himalayan Flameback
  • Dinopium javanense Common Flameback
  • Dinopium benghalense Black-rumped Flameback
  • Chrysocolaptes lucidus Greater Flameback
  • Chrysocolaptes festivus White-naped Woodpecker
  • Gecinulus grantia Pale-headed Woodpecker
  • Gecinulus viridis Bamboo Woodpecker
  • Sapheopipo noguchii Okinawa Woodpecker
  • Blythipicus rubiginosus Maroon Woodpecker
  • Blythipicus pyrrhotis Bay Woodpecker
  • Reinwardtipicus validus Orange-backed Woodpecker
  • Meiglyptes tristis Buff-rumped Woodpecker
  • Meiglyptes jugularis Black-and-buff Woodpecker
  • Meiglyptes tukki Buff-necked Woodpecker
  • Hemicircus concretus Grey-and-buff Woodpecker
  • Hemicircus canente Heart-spotted Woodpecker
  • Mulleripicus fulvus Ashy Woodpecker
  • Mulleripicus funebris Sooty Woodpecker
  • Mulleripicus pulverulentus Great Slaty Woodpecker

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