Strigidae


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Strigidae

[′strij·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of birds of the order Strigiformes containing the true owls.
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Our study population comprised 10 different species of the 4 families of Accipitridae, Falconidae, Strigidae, and Tytonidae.
Family Strigidae (Typical owls) in Handbook of the birds of the world.
reorganize the Strigidae into three subfamilies: Striginae with tribes Bubonini, Strigini, Pulsatrigini, Megascopini, Asionini, and Otini; Surniinae with tribes Surnini and Aegolini; and Ninoxinae.