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Accipitriformes

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Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum/Division:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Accipitriformes

Description

Formerly from the order Falconiformes, the Accipitriformes now include most of the diurnal birds of prey (also known as raptors) such as kites, hawks, eagles and vultures and thus distinct from the falcons, which remained in the order Falconiformes.

This is a large family consists of mostly diurnal birds of prey. Accipters are predators of mammals, reptiles, amphibian…
   
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