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Pandion haliaetus -San Francisco Bay, California, USA-head-8 (2)

Osprey, a member of the Aves class.

A group of animals or plants of a category above an order and below a phylum. In the Linnaean system of classification, it was the highest category[1].

E.g. Birds are in the class Aves[1].

Example

Common name: Osprey

For the full taxonomy of the osprey, see Template:Taxonomy/Pandion_haliaetus.

References

  1. ^ a b Terres, John K. (1980). The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. ISBN 0394466519. 
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