falconiformes definition

  • others:
    • An order containing the diurnal wild birds of victim: divided by Pycraft into three suborders, Accipitres, birds of victim right, Serpentarii, the secretary-bird, and Cathartæ, the United states vultures.
    • An order containing the diurnal wild birds of prey: split by Pycraft into three suborders, Accipitres, birds of victim right, Serpentarii, the secretary-bird, and Cathartæ, the United states vultures.
    • An order which contains the diurnal wild birds of prey: divided by Pycraft into three suborders, Accipitres, wild birds of victim right, Serpentarii, the secretary-bird, and Cathartæ, the American vultures.
  • noun:
    • chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and lengthy talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures
    • chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures
    • chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and lengthy talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures

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