Definition of Accipiter cooperii

1. Noun. Bluish-grey North American hawk having a darting flight.

Exact synonyms: Blue Darter, Cooper's Hawk
Generic synonyms: Hawk
Group relationships: Accipiter, Genus Accipiter



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accipiter Cooperii

Acapulco gold
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
Accipiter nisus
Accipitridae
Accipitriformes
Accra
Accrington
Accy
Aceh
Acehnese
Acela
Acer
Acer argutum
Acer campestre
Acer circinatum

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 ..."

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