Order: Falconiformes Sharpe, 1874. Family: Falconidae Vigors, 1824.
Subfamilies · Falconinae · Polyborinae. The falcons and caracaras are around 60
species of diurnal birds of prey tha...
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 ...
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, ...
Birds of prey (Falconiformes) are a group of birds that includes eagles, hawks,
kites, the secretary bird, ospreys, falcons and old world vultures. There are 304 ...
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 ...
Order - Falconiformes - (Hawk-like birds). Family - Sagittariidae (secretary bird).
Family - Pandionidae (osprey). Family - Cathartidae (New World vultures).
Noun, 1. order Falconiformes - chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked
beaks and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys;
Noun, 1. Falconiformes - chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks
and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; ...
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Jun 27, 2008 ... Discussion of Phylogenetic Relationships. Falconiformes traditionally includes all
the diurnal raptors: Accipitridae (hawks, eagles, kites), ...