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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Accipitriformes — ospreys.

Etymologies

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Pandion +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Pandionidae have enlarged, highly recurved talons on each digit, an adaptation for piscivory, convergently seen to a lesser extent in fishing eagles.

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