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raptors

**updated Feb. 2023**

Most everyone likes most raptors, including

order Accipitriformes: the vultures; osprey; hawks, kites, and eagles;

the related order Strigiformes: owls; and

the unrelated order Falconiformes: falcons.

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vultures (order Accipitriformes, family Cathartidae)

osprey (order Accipitriformes, family Pandionidae)

hawks, kites, & eagles (order Accipitriformes, family Accipitridae)

owls (order Strigiformes, families Tytonidae & Strigidae)