Near passerineNear passerine is a term often given to those land birds most closely related to the true passerines in the order Passeriformes
- dodos, pigeons and doves
- cockatoos and parrotss
- turacos and cuckoos
- swifts, tree swifts and hummingbirds
- kingfishers, todies, motmots, bee-eaters, Cuckoo Rollers, ground rollers, rollers hornbills, and Hoopoe.
- jacamars, puffbirds, barbets, honeyguides, toucans and woodpeckers