Definition of Accipiter gentilis

1. Noun. Large hawk of Eurasia and North America used in falconry.

Exact synonyms: Goshawk
Generic synonyms: Hawk
Group relationships: Accipiter, Genus Accipiter



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accipiter Gentilis

Acaridae
Acarnanian
Acarnanians
Acarus
Acarus balatus
Acarus folliculorum
Acarus gallinae
Acarus hordei
Acarus rhizoglypticus hyacinthi
Acarus scabiei
Accad
Accadian
Accadians
Accho
Accipiter cooperii
Accipiter gentilis (current term)
Accipiter nisus
Accipitridae
Accipitriformes
Accra
Accrington
Accy
Aceh
Acehnese
Acela
Acer
Acer argutum
Acer campestre
Acer circinatum
Acer glabrum

Literary usage of Accipiter gentilis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Conference on Adaptive Ecosystem Restoration and Management: Restoration of edited by Wallace Covington, Pamela K. Wagner (1998)
"We demonstrate approaches to developing conservation strategies for two TES predators, the northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) and Mexican spotted owl ..."

2. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"In forests of southeast and southcentral Alaska, Sharp-shinned Hawks (Accipiter striatus) and Northern Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) are known to prey on ..."

3. American Marten, Fisher, Lynx, and Wolverine: Survey Methods for Their Detection by William J. Zielinski, Thomas E. Kucera (1998)
"The major predators of hares in the north are the lynx, goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), red fox (Vulpes vulpes), and great-horned owl (Bubo virginianus) ..."

4. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"Common folk name for Cooper's hawk, Accipiter cooperii, Bonaparte 1828; used less often for northern goshawk, Accipiter gentilis, L. 1758, or sharp-shinned ..."

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