Classification of Steadman et al. 2003

G. Polyborus Vieillot 1816 [caracara]
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Polyborus plancus Miller 1777 [southern caracara]
G. Buteo de Lacepède 1799 [hawk]
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Buteo magnirostris Gmelin 1788 [roadside hawk]
G. Pandion Savigny 1809 [osprey]
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Pandion haliaetus Linnaeus 1758 [osprey]
G. Tyto Billberg 1828
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Tyto alba Scopoli 1769 [barn owl]
G. Fulica Linnaeus 1758
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Fulica americana Gmelin 1789 [American coot]
G. Gallinula Brisson 1760 [moorhen]
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Gallinula chloropus Linnaeus 1758 [Eurasian moorhen]
G. Ardea Linnaeus 1758 [heron]
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Ardea alba Linnaeus 1758 [great egret]
G. Butorides Blyth 1852
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Butorides virescens Linnaeus 1758 [green heron]
G. Nyctanassa Stejneger 1887
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Nyctanassa violacea Linnaeus 1758 [yellow-crowned night heron]
G. Pelecanus Linnaeus 1758 [pelican]
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Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus 1766 [brown pelican]
G. Phalacrocorax Brisson 1760 [cormorant]
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Phalacrocorax brasilianus Gmelin 1789 [neotropic cormorant]
G. Sterna Linnaeus 1758 [tern]
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Sterna sandvicensis Latham 1787 [Sandwich tern]
G. Aythya Boie 1822
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Aythya affinis Eyton 1838 [lesser scaup]
G. Numenius Brisson 1760
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Numenius phaeopus Linnaeus 1758 [whimbrel]
G. Calidris Gmelin 1789
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Calidris minutilla Viellot 1816 [least sandpiper]
G. Dendrocygna Swinson 1837
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Dendrocygna autumnalis Linnaeus 1758 [black-bellied whistling duck]
G. Accipiter Brisson 1760
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Accipiter striatus Vieillot 1897 [sharp-shinned hawk]
G. Tigrisoma Swainson 1827
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Tigrisoma mexicanum Swainson 1834 [bare-throated tiger-heron]
G. Charadrius Linnaeus 1758
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Charadrius semipalmatus Bonaparte 1825 [semipalmated plover]
G. Crotophaga Linnaeus 1758
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Crotophaga sulcirostris Swainson 1827 [groove-billed ani]
G. Colinus Goldfuss 1820 [bobwhite]
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Colinus virginianus Linnaeus 1758 [northern bobwhite]
G. Catoptrophorus Bonaparte 1827
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Catoptrophorus semipalmatus Gmelin 1789 [willet]
G. Podilymbus Lesson 1831
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Podilymbus podiceps Linnaeus 1758 [pied-billed grebe]
G. Quiscalus Vieillot 1816 [grackle]
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Quiscalus mexicanus Gmelin 1788 [great-tailed grackle]
G. Cathartes Illiger 1811 [vulture]
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Cathartes aura Linnaeus 1758 [turkey vulture]
G. Coragyps Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1853
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Coragyps atratus Bechstein 1793 [black vulture]
G. Harpia Vieillot 1816
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Harpia harpyja Linnaeus 1758 [harpy eagle]
G. Cyrtonyx Gould 1844
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Cyrtonyx ocellatus Gould 1837 [ocellated quail]
G. Zenaida Bonaparte 1838
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Zenaida macroura Linnaeus 1758 [mourning dove]
G. Limosa Brisson 1760 [godwit]
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Limosa fedoa Linnaeus 1758 [marbled godwit]
G. Tachybaptus Reichenbach 1853
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Tachybaptus dominicus Linnaeus 1766 [least grebe]
G. Ceryle Boie 1828
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Ceryle torquata Linnaeus 1766 [ringed kingfisher]
G. Himantopus Brisson 1760
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Himantopus mexicanus Muller 1776 [black-necked stilt]
G. Amazona Lesson 1830
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Amazona albifrons Sparrman 1788 [white-fronted parrot]
G. Cairina Fleming 1822
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Cairina moschata Linnaeus 1758 [muscovy duck]
G. Claravis Oberholser 1899
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Claravis pretiosa Ferrari-Pérez 1886 [blue ground-dove]
G. Aratinga Spix 1824
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Aratinga canicularis Linnaeus 1758 [orange-fronted parakeet]
G. Geotrygon Gosse 1847
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Geotrygon montana Linnaeus 1758 [ruddy quail-dove]
G. Ara Lacepede 1799
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Ara militaris Linnaeus 1766 [military macaw]
G. Odontophorus Vieillot 1816
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Odontophorus guttatus Gould 1838 [spotted wood-quail]
G. Scardafella Bonaparte 1855
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Scardafella inca Lesson 1847 [inca dove]
G. Leptotila Swainson 1837
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Leptotila verreauxi Bonaparte 1855 [white-tipped dove]
G. Dromococcyx Wied-Neuwied 1832
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Dromococcyx erythropygus Lesson 1842 [lesser ground-cuckoo]
G. Aulacorhynchus Gould 1835
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Aulacorhynchus prasinus Gould 1833 [northern emerald-toucanet]
G. Myiodynastes Bonaparte 1857
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Myiodynastes luteiventris Sclater 1859 [sulphur-bellied flycatcher]
G. Pachyramphus Gould and Gray 1840
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Pachyramphus aglaiae Lafresnaye 1839 [rose-throated becard]