Definition of Order accipitriformes
1. Noun. In some classifications an alternative name for the Falconiformes.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Accipitriformes
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 ..."