Birds of Mexico:
(arid scrub, tropical deciduous forest, 1500 meters and above; see map
Adapted from distribution maps and descriptions in A Guide to The Birds of Mexico and Northern interior America by Steve Howell & Sophie Webb

*** 457 species on this tentative list ***

Order Tinamiformes

Tinamous (Family Tinamidae)

Order Podicipediformes

Grebes (Family Podicipedidae)

Order Pelecaniformes

Cormorants (Family Phalacrocoracidae)

Order Ciconiiformes

Herons, Egrets, etc. (Family Ardeidae)

New World Vultures (Family Cathartidae)

Order Anseriformes

Ducks, Geese & Swans (Family Anatidae)

Order Falconiformes

Hawks, Eagles & Kites (Family Accipitridae)

Falcons & Allies (Family Falconidae)

Order Galliformes

Chachalacas & Allies (Family Cracidae)

Turkeys & Quail (Family Phasianidae)

Order Gruiformes

Rails, Gallinules & Coots (Family Rallidae)

Limpkins (Family Aramidae)

Order Charadriiformes

Plovers (Family Charadriidae)

Stilts & Avocets (Family Recurvirostridae)

Jacanas (Family Jacanidae)

Sandpipers & Allies (Family Scolopacidae)

Gulls & Terns (Family Laridae)

Order Columbiformes

Doves & Pigeons (Family Columbidae)

Order Psittaciformes

Parrots & Parakeets (Family Psittacidae)

Order Cuculiformes

Cuckoos, Anis & Roadrunners (Family Cuculidae)

Order Strigiformes

Barn Owl (Family Tytonidae)

Typical Owls (Family Strigidae)

Order Caprimulgiformes

Goatsuckers (Family Caprimulgidae)

Potoos (Family Nyctibiidae)

Order Apodiformes

Swifts (Family Apodidae)

Hummingbirds (Family Trochilidae)

Order Trogoniformes

Trogons (Family Trogonidae)

Order Coraciiformes

Motmots (Family Momotidae)

Kingfishers (Family Alcedinidae)

Toucans (Family Ramphastidae)

Order Piciformes

Woodpeckers (Family Picidae)

Order Passeriformes

Ovenbirds (Family Furnariidae)

Woodcreepers (Family Dendrocolaptidae)

Antbirds (Family Formicariidae)

Tyrant Flycatchers (Family Tyrannidae)

Cotingas (Family Cotingidae)

Manakins (Family Pipridae)

Swallows (Family Hirundinidae)

Jays & Crows (Family Corvidae)

Bushtits (Family Aegithalidae)

Treecreepers (Family Certhiidae)

Wrens (Family Troglodytidae)

Dippers (Family Cinclidae)

Gnatcatachers & Allies (Family Sylviidae)

Thrushes, Robins, Solitaires & Bluebirds (Family Turdidae)

Mockingbirds & Thrashers (Family Mimidae)

Waxwings (Family Bombycillidae)

Silkies (Family Ptilogonatidae)

Shrikes (Family Laniidae)

Vireos (Family Vireonidae)

Wood Warblers (Family Emberizidae, Subfamily Parulinae)

Tanagers (Family Emberizidae, Subfamily Thraupinae)

Grosbeaks & Buntings (Family Emberizidae, Subfamily Cardinalinae)

Emberizids (Family  Emberizidae, Subfamily Emberizinae)

Blackbirds & Orioles (Family Icteridae)

Finches and Allies (Family Fringillidae)

Old World Sparrows (Family Passeridae)