Definition of Cooper's hawk

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

Exact synonyms: Accipiter Cooperii, Blue Darter
Generic synonyms: Hawk
Group relationships: Accipiter, Genus Accipiter

Definition of Cooper's hawk

1. Noun. A medium-sized hawk found from Canada to northern Mexico. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cooper's Hawk

Cooke's speculum
Cookie Monster
Cool Britannia
Cooley's anaemia
Cooley's anemia
Coolgardie safe
Coolidge tube
Coombs' serum
Coombs murmur
Cooper's hawk
Cooper's hawks
Cooper's hernia
Cooper's herniotome
Cooper's ligaments
Cooper Union
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Ar
Cooper pair
Cooper test
Cooperia bisonis
Cooperia curticei
Cooperia fieldingi
Cooperia oncophora
Cooperia pectinata

Literary usage of Cooper's hawk

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1. History of Vermont: Natural, Civil and Statistical, in Three Parts, with an by Zadock Thompson (1853)
"COOPER S HAWK. THE MARSH HAWK- THE LARGE-FOOTED HAWK. Falco peregrinas.— GMEL. DESCRIPTION.— Head and hind neck grayish bluck, tinged with blue ; the rest ..."

2. Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction: Submitting Outline Plan by Virginia Dept. of public instruction (1911)
"Fully entitled to protection, since its destruction of meadow- mice and other rodents makes it one of our most valuable birds. 11, COOPER"S HAWK ..."

3. ...Nature-study Agriculture: A Textbook for Beginners by William Thompson Skilling (1920)
"Among these are three members of the hawk family, the Cooper,s hawk (Fig. 183), the sharp-shinned hawk, and the goshawk. These are so destructive to other ..."

4. The American Amateur Photographer (1901)
"COOPER S HAWK ON NEST. PHOTOGRAPHED FROM AB;)VE. FIG. 2. BURROWING OWL, GUARDING ENTRANCE lo BURROW. it to the tripod; a screw-bolt about a foot long, ..."

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