order Falconiformes


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Noun1.order 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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The cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus) is a diurnal raptor belonging to the order Falconiformes. With a 2.5-2.9-m wingspread, it is one of the largest birds in the world.