family Pandionidae


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Noun1.family Pandionidae - ospreys
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Falconiformes, order Falconiformes - chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures
genus Pandion, Pandion - type genus of the Pandionidae
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1994: Family Pandionidae (Osprey).--In: Del Hoyo, J., Elliot, A.