AskDefine | Define avifauna

Dictionary Definition

avifauna n : the birds of a particular region or period

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English

Etymology

, from etyl la avis + New Latin fauna from etyl la Faunus

Noun

  1. The birds, or all the kinds of birds, inhabiting a region.

Extensive Definition

The term avifauna can be used in one of two senses:
avifauna in German: Avifauna
avifauna in Dutch: Avifauna
avifauna in Polish: Awifauna
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