Taxon profile


Accipitriformes Vieillot, 1816

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  superorder Neognathae


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Accipitriformes in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Accipitriformes


Included taxa

Number of records: 6

family Accipitridae Vigors, 1824 - kites, hawks and eagles
family Pandionidae Bonaparte, 1854 - ospreys
family Sagittariidae Finsch & Hartlaub, 1870 - secretarybird

Fossil taxa

genus Masillaraptor Mayr, 2006 inc.sed.
genus Messelastur Peters, 1994 inc.sed.
genus Tynskya Mayr, 2000 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Accipitriformes]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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Names (not confirmed) - 1


extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon