family Strigidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Strigidae - a family of nocturnal birds of the order Strigiformes
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
genus Athene, Athene - a genus of Strigidae
genus Bubo, Bubo - a genus of Strigidae
genus Strix, Strix - owls lacking ear tufts
genus Otus, Otus - a genus of Strigidae
genus Surnia, Surnia - a genus of hawk-like owls
Asio, genus Asio - a genus of European owls
genus Sceloglaux, Sceloglaux - a genus of Strigidae
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Owls, the apex predators, belong to two bird families, namely Strigidae and Tytonidae; family Strigidae is represented by 19 species while Tytonidae by a single species in Pakistan (Roberts, 1991).
Although studies have found that VecTest, with a detection limit in mosquitoes of 5.17 [log.sub.10] PFU/mL (10), is less sensitive than RT-PCR for detecting WNV, test sensitivity was generally high when testing swab samples from corvid species (4,6,8,9) and certain noncorvid species such as House Sparrows (Passer domesticus) (4) and North American Owls (family Strigidae) (7).
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.