Strigiformes


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Related to Strigiformes: Caprimulgiformes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Strigiformes - owlsStrigiformes - owls          
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
bird of Minerva, bird of night, owl, hooter - nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
family Strigidae, Strigidae - a family of nocturnal birds of the order Strigiformes
family Tytonidae, Tytonidae - comprising only the barn owls
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A review and checklist of the parasitic mites (Acarina) of Falconiformes and Strigiformes.
Owls are birds of the order Strigiformes and include about 200 species of mostly solitary and nocturnal birds of prey typified by an upright stance, a large, broad head, binocular vision and binaural hearing, and feathers adapted for silent flight.
Raptorial birds of the orders Accipitriformes, Falconiformes, and Strigiformes constitute a well-known charismatic functional group of terrestrial animals, which have been popular monitoring objects for decades (Newton, 1979; Kovacs et al.
A review and checklist of the parasitic mites (Acarina) of the Falconiformes and Strigiformes.
However, both the LACM and SBNHM collections still contain many elements of raptoral birds, both Falconiformes and Strigiformes that have not been identified.
erythrophthalmus (Wilson), I O black-billed cuckoo Crotophaga sulcirostris Swainson, I R groove-billed ani Order Strigiformes (owls) Family Tytonidae (barn owls) Tyto alba (Scopoli), barn owl I R Family Strigidae (typical owls) Aegolius acadicus (Gmelin), I R northern saw-whet owl Asio flammeus (Pontoppidan), I R short-eared owl A.
135), raptors (Falconiformes and Strigiformes, 55), and waterfowl (Anseriformes, 49).