What does Accipitres mean?

Accipitres meaning in General Dictionary

your order that includes rapacious wild birds obtained a hooked bill and sharp strongly curved talons There are three people represented by the vultures the falcons or hawks plus the owls

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  • The order that includes rapacious birds. They will have a hooked bill, and sharp, highly curved talons. There are three households, represented because of the vultures, the falcons or hawks, while the owls.

Accipitres meaning in General Dictionary

(pl. ) of Accipiter

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  • (n. pl.) The order that features rapacious wild birds. They usually have a hooked bill, and sharp, highly curved talons. There are three people, represented because of the vultures, the falcons or hawks, additionally the owls.

Sentence Examples with the word Accipitres

The absence of the ambiens muscle in all owls, which apparently use their feet in the same way as the Accipitres (all of which possess it), indicates that owls are not developed from the latter, but from a group which, like the other Coraciiformes, had already lost their muscle.

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