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Definition of the noun accipitridae

What does accipitridae mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Accipitridae

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Google previewNew Holland Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (2008)

by Peter H. Barthel

The Accipitridae is a large and very diverse family containing a range of different species from the small Sparrowhawk, slender harriers and broad-winged buzzards, to the large eagles and mainly scavenging vultures. lt is often more difficult to ...

Google previewThe Arctic Guide (2016)

Wildlife of the Far North by Sharon Chester

FAMILY ACCIPITRIDAE EAGLES, HAWKS, HARRIERS, ACCIPITERS The Accipitridae is a family of small to large birds with large hooked bills, strong sharp talons, and rounded tails. The long, broad wings are carried flat or at a slight upward ...

Google previewBirds of Venezuela (2002)

by Steven L. Hilty

Gavilanes, Aguilas The Accipitridae is a large, well-known family of diurnal predators found throughout the world. They all possess a strong hooked bill and strong feet with sharp claws, but they are heterogeneous in appearance and behavior.

Google previewThe Rise of Birds (2015)

225 Million Years of Evolution by Sankar Chatterjee

With 235 species, the Accipitridae is the largest ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolution (2009)

by Stanley A. Rice

and the Old World (the family Accipitridae is a type of hawk). Coevolution between ...

Google previewScience Pictorial Dictionary

by R P Manchanda

gruiformes Crow Corvous corone Cuckoo Cuculidae cuculiformes Dove Columbidae columbiformes Eagle Aquila accipitridae Gull Larus canus Hawk Diurnus accipitridae Humming Bird Triochilidae apodiformes Kiwi Apteryx apterygiformes ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animal Predators (2017)

Learn about Each Predator’s Traits and Behaviors; Identify the Tracks and Signs of More Than 50 Predators; Protect Your Livestock, Poultry, and Pets by Janet Vorwald Dohner

CHA P T ER 12 Birds of Prey Accipitrimorphae Raptors, or birds of prey, include the Accipitridae family of eagles, hawks, kites, harriers, Old World vultures, and the closely related Cathartiformes of New World vultures. Found worldwide except ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

See Accipitridae. hawkfish See Cirrhitidae. hawk moths See Sphingidae. hawks See Falconiformes. Accipitridae ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

3Family Accipitridae: Harpia harpyja of South America, the largest eagle, and Harpyopsis novaeguineae of New Guinea. harquebus /ˈhɑːkwɪbəs/ 7noun variant spelling of ARQUEBUS. harridan /ˈharɪd(ə)n/ 7noun a strict, bossy, or belV- ...

Google previewEnglish-English Dictionary (Pocket)

Falco falconidae Fulvous Fruit Bat - Rousettus leschenauli Grey Jungle Fowl - Galws soneratii Hawk Diumus accipitridae Humming bird Triochilidae apodiformes Indian flying fox • Pteropus giganteus Kiwi Apteryx apterygiformes Rat -. -.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islands (2009)

by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague

NI NI VU NI NI NI NI NI NI Mammals Didelphidae Muridae Procyonidae Tayassuidae Birds Cracidae Accipitridae Trochilidae Picidae Tyrannidae Vireonidae Troglodytidae Sylviidae Mimidae Parulidae Thraupidae Emberizidae Cardinalidae ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Accipitridae Vertebrate Zoology, a family of birds in the order Falconi- formes; its nine diverse subfamilies include Old World vultures, kites, hawks, and eagles. acciptor Vertebrate Zoology, any of various bird-eating, short-winged hawks of the ...

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Accipitridae - Collared Sparrowhawk

Accipiter cirrocephalus:
Old Gluepot,
South Australia.

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