Definition of Avifauna

1. Noun. The birds of a particular region or period.

Generic synonyms: Fauna, Zoology
Derivative terms: Avifaunal, Avifaunistic



Definition of Avifauna

1. n. The birds, or all the kinds of birds, inhabiting a region.

Definition of Avifauna

1. Noun. The birds, or all the kinds of birds, inhabiting a region. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Avifauna

1. the bird life of a particular region [n -NAS or -NAE]

Medical Definition of Avifauna

1. The birds, or all the kinds of birds, inhabiting a region. Origin: NL, fr. L. Avis bird + E. Fauna. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avifauna

avidin
avidin-biotin immunofluorescence
avidinated
avidins
avidious
avidiously
avidities
avidity
avidity antibody
avidly
avidness
avidnesses
avie
aviette
aviettes
avifauna (current term)
avifaunae
avifaunal
avifaunas
avifaunistic
aviform
avigator
avigators
avignon berry
avihepadnavirus
avihepadnaviruses
avile
aviled
aviles
aviling

Literary usage of Avifauna

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

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"The stragglers come from all directions, at all seasons, and it appears that the end of the list may not be reached until practically all of the avifauna of ..."

2. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1901)
"from the young to the adult stage. 79. Rothschild on the avifauna of Laysan. I'll.' avifauna of l.iiv-.-iii and the neighbouring Islands; ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"... that the Dinosaurs are sketches of a new design and are further away from the reptiles than from the birds. A STUDY OF THE FOSSIL avifauna OF TIIF. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1894)
"The avifauna of the districts, as known to us, may be summarised as follows:— ... 4 Total avifauna, . 132 MAMMALIA. Vespertilio pipistrellus (Schreb.). ..."

5. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"... sketches of a new design and are further away from the reptiles than from the birds. A STUDY OF THE FOSSIL avifauna OF THE SILVER LAKE REGION, OREGON. ..."

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