Definition of Accipiter cooperii
1. Noun. Bluish-grey North American hawk having a darting flight.
Generic synonyms: Hawk
Group relationships: Accipiter, Genus Accipiter
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accipiter Cooperii
Literary usage of Accipiter cooperii
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1. Ornithology by Geological Survey of California, James Graham Cooper (1870)
"This genus contains about twenty species, all much alike in color, frequenting woods, and preying chiefly on smaller birds. Accipiter cooperii, BONAPARTE. ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1901)
"SHARP-SHINNED HAWK. — Generally distributed, scarce. A nest taken by Mr. Handy at Emsdale, on May 18, 1893, contained one egg. 55. Accipiter cooperii. ..."
3. Bird Homes: The Nests, Eggs and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding by Arthur Radclyffe Dugmore (1900)
"Cooper's Hawk: Accipiter cooperii (Bonap.) Adult—Resembling the sharp-shinned hawk ; the dark crown, rounded tail, and superior size, are the most marked ..."