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(J.A.H.) Falconiformes More than any other group of birds, the diurnal birds of
prey, order Falconiformes, have long interested men, and for several reasons.
They are often large, conspicuous birds of swift, graceful flight, attracting attention
CLASSIFICATION No entirely satisfactory system of classification of the order
Falconiformes has been agreed upon. Two rather different systems have been
proposed, and much work is needed before some of the outstanding problems
can be ...
The whole subject of the classification of the Falconiformes is, in several respects
, in need of thorough critical reappraisal and review. The best of the existing
classifications is a compromise that still leaves many questions of precise ...
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