Passerida
 |
Passeroidea
 |
 \-+--Promeropidae (Sugarbirds)
   |
   \-+--Arcanatoridae (Dapplethroat & allies)
     |
     \-+--+--Dicaeidae (Flowerpeckers)
       |  \--Nectariniidae (Sunbirds, Spiderhunters)
       |
       \-+--+--Irenidae (Fairy Bluebirds)
         |  \--Chloropseidae (Leafbirds)
         |
         \-+--Urocynchramidae (Przevalski's Finch)
           |
           \-+--+--Peucedramidae (Olive Warbler)
             |  \--Prunellidae (Accentors)
             |
             \-+-+---Ploceidae (Weavers)
               | \-+--Viduidae (Indigobirds, Whydahs)
               |   \--Estrildidae (Estrildid Finches)
               |
               \-+--Passeridae (Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches)
                 \-“Nine-primaried Oscines”
                     \-+--Motacillidae (Wagtails, Pipits)
                       \-+--Fringillidae (Finches)
                         \--Emberizoidae
                             \-+--Calcariidae (Longspurs, Snow Buntings)
                               \-+--Rhodinocichlidae (Rosy Thrush-Tanager)
                                 \-+--+--Emberizidae (Old World Buntings)
                                   |  |--Passerellidae (American Sparrows)
                                   |  \--+--Phaenicophilidae (Palm-Tanager, etc)
                                   |     |--Icteridae (New World Blackbirds)
                                   |     \--Parulidae (Wood-warblers)
                                   \-+--Mitrospingidae (Pied Tanager, Mitrospingus)
                                     |--Cardinalidae (Cardinal-Grosbeaks)
                                     \--Thraupidae (Tanagers)