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Male superb lyrebird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri

Many, see text

Songbirds are the main group of birds in the order Passeriformes. They are the suborder Passeri, sometimes called 'oscines'.

There are about 4000 species of songbird. Their syrinx (vocal organ) is able to produce varied and beautiful singing.[1] They are a very successful group of birds, in fact they are the dominant birds on Earth today.

Families[change | change source]

Corvida[change | change source]

Passerida[change | change source]

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  1. There are some exceptions, the crow family, for example.