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avifauna

[ey-vuh-faw-nuh, av-uh] /ˌeɪ vəˈfɔ nə, ˌæv ə/
noun
1.
the birds of a given region, considered as a whole.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; avi- + fauna
Related forms
avifaunal, adjective
avifaunally, adverb
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  • The edge community supports a high diversity and density of avifauna.
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avifauna

/ˌeɪvɪˈfɔːnə/
noun
1.
all the birds in a particular region
Derived Forms
avifaunal, adjective
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