Definition of Falco sparverius

1. Noun. Small North American falcon.

Exact synonyms: American Kestrel, Kestrel, Sparrow Hawk
Generic synonyms: Falcon
Group relationships: Falco, Genus Falco



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Falco Sparverius

Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud
Faisalabad
Faith
Faiyumic
Faizan
Falange
Falangist
Falcatifolium
Falcatifolium falciforme
Falcatifolium taxoides
Falcidian
Falco
Falco columbarius
Falco peregrinus
Falco rusticolus
Falco sparverius
Falco subbuteo
Falco tinnunculus
Falconidae
Falconiformes
Falernian
Faliscan
Falkirk
Falkland
Falkland Islander
Falkland Islands
Falklander
Falklanders
Falklands
Falklands War

Literary usage of Falco sparverius

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

1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"falco sparverius LINN.KIS. RANGE.— North and South America. o. falco sparverius sparverius I .IN %. t-:rs. Sparrow Hawk. [360.] falco sparverius LINN. ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1893)
"Lowlands of southern Texas and eastern Mexico. 360 a. falco sparverius ... falco sparverius peninsularis MEARNS. St. Lucas Sparrow Hawk. ..."

3. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"falco sparverius sparverius Linn. (360) Synonyms: American Sparrow Hawk, Rusty-crowned Falcon, ... falco sparverius, Linn., 1758, and authors generally. ..."

4. American Ornithology; Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States. by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, William Jardine (1832)
"falco sparverius, Little Rusty-crowned Falcon, North. Zooi. ii. p. 31. THE female of this species has been already figured and described in Vol. ..."

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