Definition of Genus Accipiter

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Accipitridae.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Accipiter

genus Abies
genus Abramis
genus Abrocoma
genus Abronia
genus Abudefduf
genus Abutilon
genus Acacia
genus Acalypha
genus Acanthisitta
genus Acanthocereus
genus Acanthocybium
genus Acanthophis
genus Acanthoscelides
genus Acanthurus
genus Acanthus
genus Accipiter (current term)
genus Acer
genus Acherontia
genus Acheta
genus Achillea
genus Achimenes
genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus

Literary usage of Genus Accipiter

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

1. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"... and western portions of the continent. I have lately seen specimens from Port Essington. Genus ACCIPITER. 19. Accipiter torquatus Vol. I. PI. 19. ..."

2. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1895)
"Genus ACCIPITER, Brisson, 1760. This genus, to which the true Sparrow-Hawks ... The genus Accipiter is almost cosmopolitan and comprises about 25 species, ..."

3. Diseases and Enemies of Poultry by Leonard Pearson, Benjamin Harry Warren (1897)
"Birds of the genus Accipiter are rather long and slender in form, and they have small heads, short wings, long tails and legs. ..."

4. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"North and Central America; breeding throughout its range; one of the most common species in eastern United States; frequenting marshes. genus Accipiter. ..."

5. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"... Colorado, Iowa, the Ohio Valley, and New York (occasionally Massachusetts) south to the Bahamas, Cuba, and Colombia. genus Accipiter BRISSON. ..."

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