Falconiformes


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Noun1.Falconiformes - chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
Falconidae, family Falconidae - a family of birds of the order Falconiformes
Cathartidae, family Cathartidae - condors; turkey buzzards; king vultures
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Twenty-five were Passeriformes, 2 species Coraciiformes and 1 species each in the Columbiformes and Falconiformes. Twenty-four species were resident while the remaining 5 were winter visitors (Table 2).
Haematologic parameters on various species of Strigiformes and Falconiformes. J Wildl Dis.
MITES ASSOCIATED TO NESTS OF THE GOLDEN EAGLE (AQUILA CHRYSAETOS CANADENSIS) (FALCONIFORMES: ACCIPITRIDAE) IN MEXICO
Evaluation of the phenol red thread tear test in Falconiformes. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, v.29, n.1, p.25-29, 2015.
Conversely, pellets coming from diurnal raptors (Falconiformes) contained less bone with a high percentage of fragmentation and a higher digestion of the bone surface than nocturnal raptors (Mayhew 1977, Bochenski et al.
Comparative analysis of the cranial osteology and evolutionary traits of Micrastur gilvicollis, Micrastur ruficollis and Micrastur semitorquatus (Aves: Falconiformes).
Falconiformes: Falco sparverius "cernicalo" comun en toda el area de Villa, anida en las palmeras situadas entre los gramadales, y se alimenta de insectos y roedores.
El trabajo incluye una descripcion de los caracteres morfologicos externos e internos que distinguen a este grupo, compara estas caracteristicas con aves relativamente cercanas y separa los grupos conocidos hasta la epoca como sigue: Cathartiformes (buitres, rapaces carroneros), Falconiformes (rapaces predadores) y Strigiformes (buhos y lechuzas).
En otras especies aviares como es el caso de aves Strigiformes y Falconiformes se reportan porcentajes similares (67%) (Forrester et al., 1994).
El trabajo conjunto entre investigadores y las comunidades locales arrojo el reconocimiento de 168 especies de fauna silvestre: 103 de aves pertenecientes a 16 ordenes (42 especies de Passeriformes, nueve Apodiformes, ocho Psittaciformes, siete Piciformes, seis Falconiformes, cinco Columbiformes, cuatro Accipitriformes, cuatro Caprimulgiformes, cuatro Cuculiformes, tres Tinamiformes, tres Strigiformes, dos Galliformes, dos Cathartiformes, dos Coraciiformes, una Charadriiformes, una Pelecaniformes).