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Falconiformes
Brown Falcon (Falco berigora)
Scientific classification
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Falconiformes

Families

Accipitridae
Pandionidae
Falconidae
Sagittariidae

The order Falconiformes is a group of about 290 species of birds that include the diurnal (active during dawn and dusk) birds of prey. All have young that remain in the nest for some time after being hatched, and are cared for by both parents.