Definition of Accipitridae

1. Noun. Hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accipitridae

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

Literary usage of Accipitridae

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

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"In an arrangement of genera indicating phylo- genetic trends in the Accipitridae, the Old World vultures are placed quite far from the ..."

2. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"owl, six kinds of falcon, and eight species from the family Accipitridae, which includes harriers, hawks, and eagles. Book a flight and buy your topo maps ..."

3. Monitoring Bird Populations by Point Counts edited by C. John Ralph, John R. Sauer, Sam Droege (1998)
"Appendix В—Families and common and scientific names of bird species Family name Ardeidae Common name Anatidae Rallidae Cathartidae Accipitridae Falconidae ..."

4. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by Carl Claus, Adam Sedgwick (1885)
"... Gypaetus barbatus Cuv., Lammergeier, South Europe. Fam. Accipitridae = Falconidae. With shorter and usually ..."

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