Definition of Accipiter nisus
1. Noun. Small hawk of Eurasia and northern Africa.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accipiter Nisus
Literary usage of Accipiter nisus
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1. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1895)
"Generally a dark gular stripe; 7 or8 dark bars on 4th quill in adults A. nitus, p.. on 4th quill in adults A. virgatus, p. 404. 1247. Accipiter nisus. ..."
2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"About thirty species are known to science. I. THE COMMON SPARROW-HAWK. ACCIPITER NISUS. Falco nisus, Linn. Syst. Nat. ip 130 (1766). Accipiter nisus, Newt. ..."
3. A Catalogue of the Birds in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum, Frederic Moore, Thomas Horsfield (1858)
"43. Accipiter nisus, Linn. Sp Falco nisus, Linn. SNI p. 130. Lath., Hist. p. 131. Accipiter nisus, Pallas, Zoog. I. p. 370. GB Gray, Gen. of Birds, I. p. ..."