Accipiter gentilis

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Related to Accipiter gentilis: goshawk, Northern Goshawk
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Noun1.Accipiter gentilis - large hawk of Eurasia and North America used in falconryAccipiter gentilis - large hawk of Eurasia and North America used in falconry
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
Accipiter, genus Accipiter - type genus of the family Accipitridae
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(3) A pedicle-advancement flap was used to cover degloving head injuries in a northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis).
Redig, "Sarcocystis- associated encephalitis in an immature northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis atricapillus)" Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, vol.
In this region, Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) and coyote (Canis latrans) are the two major predators of hares, while Great-horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) and Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) account for a smaller percentage of deaths.
Responses by Northern Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) in New Mexico and Arizona were greatest during the nestling stage and fledgling-dependency stage using alarm calls and juvenile food-begging calls (Kennedy and Stahlecker 1993).
In southeastern Arizona, survival of nests for black-chinned hummingbirds increased with increasing proximity to nests of Cooper's hawk (Accipiter cooperii) and northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis; Greeney and Wethington, 2009).
Common avian predators included golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos, prairie falcon Falco mexicanus, great-horned owl Bubo virginianus, northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis, Cooper's hawk A.
Trichomoniasis in free-living goshawks (Accipiter gentilis gentilis) from Great Britain.
In turn, Accipiter gentilis and Strix aluco had their highest abundance in the middle of the study period, as indicated by positive correlations with Axis 2 (r = 0.61 and r = 0.58, respectively).
Number of bones Number of bones Loye Miller counts 1931 A.Miller Species LACM SBMNH 1932 Pelecanus occidentalis 0 0 Ciconia maltha 14 3 Chen caeulescens (Chen?) 1 0 Anas platyrhynchos 2 1 Anas strepera 0 0 Anas americana 0 0 Anas crecca 0 0 Cathartes aura 1 3 Gymnogyps amplus (californianus) 4 5 Coragyps (Catharista) occidentalis 2 0 Teratornis merriami 6 3 Haliaetus leucocephalus 0 7 Circus cyaneus (hudsonius) 0 1 Accipiter striates (velox) 0 I Accipiter cooperi 2 3 Accipiter gentilis (Astur atricapillus) 7 0 Buteogallus (Geranoaetus) fragilis 5 1?
The Latin name, Accipiter gentilis, implies a gentle creature, ironic given the fierce predatory bent of the bird.