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Taxonomy is now copied from [AVTAX] (June 2011). For species occurring in Finland check [fi-aves-expert], this site is very much out of date on Finnish status.

Tinamiformes — 47 spp.
Struthioniformes — 2 spp.
Rheiformes — 2 spp.
Casuariiformes — 6 spp.
Apterygiformes — 5 spp.
fi Galliformes Kanalinnut Gallinaceous Birds — 300 spp.
fi Anseriformes Sorsalinnut Swans, Geese, Ducks — 173 spp.
fi Gaviiformes Kuikkalinnut Loons — 5 spp.
Sphenisciformes — 19 spp.
fi Procellariiformes Ulappalinnut Tubenoses — 136 spp.
fi Podicipediformes Uikkulinnut Grebes — 23 spp.
Phoenicopteriformes Flamingot Flamingos — 6 spp.
Phaethontiformes — 3 spp.
fi Ciconiiformes Haikaralinnut Storks — 19 spp.
fi Pelecaniformes Pelikaanilinnut Pelicans, Herons, Ibises — 113 spp.
fi Suliformes Cormorants, etc. — 56 spp.
fi Accipitriformes Päiväpetolinnut Birds of Prey — 262 spp.
fi Falconiformes Jalohaukkalinnut Birds of Prey — 66 spp.
Otidiformes — 26 spp.
Mesitornithiformes — 3 spp.
Cariamiformes — 2 spp.
Eurypygiformes — 2 spp.
fi Gruiformes Kurkilinnut Cranes, Bustards, Rails, Buttonquail — 174 spp.
fi Charadriiformes Rantalinnut Shorebirds, Gulls, Alcids — 383 spp.
fi Pteroclidiformes Hietakyyhkylinnut Sandgrouse — 16 spp.
fi Columbiformes Kyyhkylinnut Pigeons, Doves — 330 spp.
Psittaciformes — 386 spp.
Opisthocomiformes — 1 sp.
Musophagiformes — 23 spp.
fi Cuculiformes Käkilinnut Cuckoos — 148 spp.
fi Strigiformes Pöllölinnut Owls — 221 spp.
fi Caprimulgiformes Kehrääjälinnut Nightjars — 118 spp.
fi Apodiformes Kiitäjälinnut Switfts — 458 spp.
Coliiformes — 6 spp.
Trogoniformes — 44 spp.
Leptosomiformes — 1 sp.
fi Coraciiformes Säihkylinnut Rollers — 158 spp.
Bucerotiformes — 73 spp.
fi Piciformes Tikkalinnut Woodpeckers — 432 spp.
fi Passeriformes Varpuslinnut Larks, Swallows, Warblers, Buntings, Starlings, Crows, Thrushes, ... — 6248 spp.


18.7.2011 (10496)

References:
[AVTAX]
Zoonomen; Extracted during June 2011, for most recent information, verify using links provided; Zoological Nomenclature Resource; Birds of the World -- current valid scientific avian names
[fi-aves-expert]
BirdLife Finland


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Keep in mind that the taxonomic information is copied from various sources, and may include many inaccuracies. Expert help is welcome.