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Related to Strigiformes: Caprimulgiformes
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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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(2000) A review and checklist of the parasitic mites (Acarina) of the Falconiformes and Strigiformes. Journal of Raptor Research, 34, 210-231.
Strigidae are a family of raptors belonging to the order of Strigiformes, which includes over 200 living species and 25 genera.
The sesamoid bone of the sclera, whose function is to redirect the path of the tendon of the third eyelid pyramidal muscle, was described for the first time by MAHECHA & OLIVEIRA (1999) in Strigiformes, showing different dimensions and shapes in the different species studied.
Following Andrews's (1990) method, the results of these two Strigiformes samples have no significant difference.
Strigiformes: la "lechuza de los campanarios", Tyto alba es residente pero muy escasa en la zona, muy dificil de observar por sus habitos nocturnos; registrada ocasionalmente en construcciones abandonadas y deterioradas en los alrededores de los pantanos.
La alimentacion de algunas aves del orden Strigiformes en la Argentina.
Trichomo-niasis is primarily a disease of the upper digestive and respiratory tracts of a variety of avian groups, including Strigiformes (Forrester and Foster, 2008).