Definition of Order Accipitriformes

1. Noun. In some classifications an alternative name for the Falconiformes.

Exact synonyms: Accipitriformes
Generic synonyms: Bird Of Prey, Raptor, Raptorial Bird



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Accipitriformes

ordainment
ordainments
ordains
ordalian
ordalium
ordaliums
orde
ordeal
ordeal bean
ordeal tree
ordeals
order
order-Chenopodiales
order-in-council
order Acarina
order Accipitriformes (current term)
order Actinaria
order Actiniaria
order Actinomycetales
order Actinomyxidia
order Aepyorniformes
order Agaricales
order Alcyonaria
order Alismales
order Amoebida
order Amoebina
order Amphipoda
order Anacanthini
order Anaspida
order Andreaeales

Literary usage of Order Accipitriformes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"The Owls have generally been considered to be Birds of Prey, and to form a part of the order Accipitriformes, which embraces all the Vultures ..."

2. The Valley of Kashmír by Walter Roper Lawrence (1895)
"... flocks up and down the rivers, sunning itself on some mud-bank or beach, or sitting on trees. Order ACCIPITRIFORMES. Birds of Prey. Sub-Order FALCONES. ..."

3. British Central Africa: An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1898)
"Order, ACCIPITRIFORMES. SERPENT HAWKS. Polyboroides typicus; the naked-cheeked Vulturine Hawk. VULTURES. Neophron pileatus. ..."

4. Nyasaland Under the Foreign Office by Hector Livingston Duff (1906)
"The order Accipitriformes is represented by various hawks, kites and falcons, and by several true eagles, including the very noisy Fish Eagle (Haliaetus ..."

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