Sagittariidae


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Sagittariidae

[‚saj·ə·tə′rī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of birds in the order Falconiformes comprising a single species, the secretary bird, noted for its nuchal plumes resembling quill pens stuck behind an ear.
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