avifauna

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a·vi·fau·na

 (ā′və-fô′nə, ăv′ə-)
n.
The birds of a specific region or period.

[Latin avis, bird; see awi- in Indo-European roots + fauna.]

a′vi·fau′nal adj.

avifauna

(ˌeɪvɪˈfɔːnə)
n
(Zoology) all the birds in a particular region
ˌaviˈfaunal adj

a•vi•fau•na

(ˌeɪ vəˈfɔ nə, ˌæv ə-)

n., pl. -nas, -nae (-nē).
(used with a sing. or pl. v.) the indigenous birds of a region or habitat.
[1870–75]
a`vi•fau′nal, adj.
a`vi•fau′nal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.avifauna - the birds of a particular region or period
fauna, zoology - all the animal life in a particular region or period; "the fauna of China"; "the zoology of the Pliocene epoch"