The Cranes, Rails & related (Ciconiformes) - order

(Parvigruidae)
- family -extinct-

(Songziidae)
- family -extinct-

(Ciconiidae)
- family -extinct-
(Ergilornithioidea) - superfamily

(Eogruidae)
- family -extinct-

(Ergilornithidae)
- family
(Gruoidea) - superfamily
The Limpkins
(Aramidae)
- family
The Trumpeters
(Psophiidae)
- family
The Cranes
(Gruidae)
- family
(Ralli) - suborder
The Adzebills
(Aptornithidae)
- family -extinct-
The Flufftails
(Sarothruridae)
- family
The Finfoots
(Heliornithidae)
- family
The Rails & related
(Rallidae)
- family