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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

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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 previewThe Rise of Birds (2015)

225 Million Years of Evolution by Sankar Chatterjee

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

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 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 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 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 ...

Google previewInstant Encyclopaedia of Geography (1993)

by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha

Accipitridae. The monotypic genus Gypaetus is widespread in Eurasia as well as in the Afrotropical montane ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Falconry (2000)

by Adrian Walker

ACCIPITRIDAE The family which contains (among others) the genera Accipiter, Buteo, Para buteo, Aquila, Spizaetus ...

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Accipitridae - Collared Sparrowhawk

Accipiter cirrocephalus:
Old Gluepot,
South Australia.

Photo credit: sunphlo

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Small photo of Cape vulture in Kruger national park, South Africa ; Specie Gyps coprotheres family of AccipitridaeSmall photo of African fish eagle in Kruger national park, South Africa ; Specie Haliaeetus vocifer family of AccipitridaeSmall photo of Martial Eagle isolated in white background ; Specie Polemaetus bellicosus family of AccipitridaeSmall photo of hooded vulture isolated in white background ; Specie Gyps coprotheres family of AccipitridaeSmall photo of Tawny eagle isolated in white background ; Specie Aquila rapax family of AccipitridaeSmall photo of hooded vulture isolated in white background ; Specie Gyps coprotheres family of AccipitridaeSmall photo of Bateleur eagle in Kruger national park, South Africa ; Specie Terathopius ecaudatus family of Accipitridae More...

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The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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