Sentence Examples


  • Vulturidae, Old World vultures, excluding Australia.
  • Among birds of prey, four vultures are found, including the common scavengers (Gyps indicus and G.
  • Thus he separates the birds of prey into three great groups - (I) the ordinary Diurnal forms, including the Falconidae and Vulturidae of the systematist of his time; but distinguishing the American Vultures from those of the Old World; (2) Gypogeranus, the secretary-bird; and (3) the owls (q.v.).
  • These are to be left on the appointed places (dakhmas) and exposed to the vultures and wild dogs.
  • In the cultivated parts of Yemen and Tehama small birds are very numerous, so also are birds of prey, vultures, kites and hawks.