There are three families in this order with around 290 species. These are the birds of prey! They are medium to large-sized and have strong talons; strong, curved beaks; and excellent eyesight. They are very good flyers and often glide overhead...
Traditionally, the raptors were grouped into four families in the single order
Falconiformes, but many thought this group to be paraphyletic and not to share a
There are four families in this order with around 290 species. These are the birds
of prey! They are medium to large-sized and have strong talons; strong, curved ...
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Birds of prey (Falconiformes
) also known as raptors, are formidable avian predators, armed with powerful talons, hooked bills and acute eyesight. The shape of their tail reflects their aerial behavior—species that require greater in-flight maneuverability have broad ta... More »
Falconiformes any of the group of swift, graceful bird s known for their predatory
skill as raptors. Included are eagle s, condor s, buzzard s, kite s, caracara s, ...
One arrangement of raptors gaining wider acceptance is to include all families of
the historic Order Falconiformes (except the falcons and caracaras) in the Order ...
The order Falconiformes contains three families, around 76 genera and over 300
species. The birds of this order have strong, curved talons, and bills with ...
Noun, 1. Falconiformes - chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks
and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; ...
Define Falconiformes: an order of chiefly diurnal flesh-eating birds having short
stout hooped bills and strong feet with four toes, the young being ...