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Definition of the noun accipiter nisus

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  1. small hawk of Eurasia and northern Africa
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Accipiter nisus: sparrow hawk
    • more generic word: hawk = diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
    • member of: Accipiter / genus Accipiter = type genus of the family Accipitridae

Phrases with Accipiter nisus

Phrases starting with Accipiter nisus:

  1. Accipiter nisus nisus
  2. Accipiter nisus granti
  3. Accipiter nisus punicus
  4. Accipiter nisus dementjevi
  5. Accipiter nisus nisosimilis
  6. Accipiter nisus melaschistos
  7. Accipiter nisus wolterstorffi

Other phrases containing Accipiter nisus:

  1. Subspecies Accipiter Nisus Nisus
  2. Subspecies Accipiter Nisus Granti
  3. Subspecies Accipiter Nisus Punicus
  4. Subspecies Accipiter Nisus Dementjevi
  5. Subspecies Accipiter Nisus Nisosimilis
  6. Subspecies Accipiter Nisus Melaschistos
  7. Subspecies Accipiter Nisus Wolterstorffi

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Accipiter nisus

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Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

a small hawk, only about 12 inches in length, a considerable portion of the Sparrow- hawk (Accipiter nisus). length belonging to the tail. It is found also in Asia as far s. as ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

by Orr, James

hôk (ðõ, ne ̄c; ι ε ́ραξ, hie ́rax, and γλαυξ, glau ́x; Latin Accipiter nisus): A bird of prey of the genus ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

Accipiter nisus).

Google previewDictionary of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences (2011)

SPARROW HAWK (Accipiter nisus): Distributed almost throughout India. Hazard 1. A measure of that part of the fire danger, which is dependent on the materials available for burning, and its relative amount, class character, moisture content ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pest Management (2002)

by David Pimentel, Ph.D.

Persistent Organochlorine Pesticides Historically, several species of raptors such as the Eurasian sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) and peregrine falcon (Fal- co peregrinus) as well as fish-eating species such as the brown pelican (Pelecanus ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

by Chris Park, Michael Allaby

For example, female sparrowhawks (Accipiter nisus) are bigger than males, possibly due to resource partitioning of prey, females taking larger birds, or to the needs of incubation. sexual reproduction The production of new individuals through ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

k8> a well known European species being the Accipiter nisus, or Nisus fringillarius, about 12 inches in length. It is a bold, active bird, very destructive to pigeons and small birds.

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Such are the sparrow-hawk, Accipiter nisus of Europe, the European goshawk, Astur palumbarius, and many others, found in all parte of the world. They are of medium and Bmall size, the goshawks being among the largest, and prey for the ...

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