Accipitridae


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Noun1.Accipitridae - hawksAccipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Falconiformes, order Falconiformes - chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
Accipiter, genus Accipiter - type genus of the family Accipitridae
Buteo, genus Buteo - broad-winged soaring hawks
genus Pernis, Pernis - a common European bird of prey; dull brown with white-streaked underparts
kite - any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals
genus-Milvus, Milvus - a genus including the common European kits
Elanoides, genus Elanoides - a genus of kites
Elanus, genus Elanus - a genus of small kites of both Old and New Worlds
genus Circus, Circus - a genus of haws comprising the harriers
Circaetus, genus Circaetus - harrier eagles
bird of Jove, eagle - any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
genus Harpia, Harpia - a genus of Accipitridae
genus Aquila, Aquila - a genus of Accipitridae
genus Haliaeetus, Haliaeetus - a genus of Accipitridae
Old World vulture - any of several large vultures of Africa and Eurasia
genus Gyps - a genus of Accipitridae
genus Gypaetus, Gypaetus - in some classifications the type genus of the family Aegypiidae
genus Neophron, Neophron - a genus of Accipitridae
Aegypius, genus Aegypius - a genus of Accipitridae
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The family with the highest species richness was Muscicapidae (13 species), followed by Fringillidae (seven species), Sylviidae (six species), Accipitridae (five species) and Alaudidae (four species).
Estimation of heavy metal residues from the feathers of Falconidae, Accipitridae, and Strigidae in Punjab, Pakistan., Turkish J.
Although herpesviral infection in birds has been reported in Strigidae since the early 20th century (5,6) and pigeon and dove family Columbidae since 1945, (7) the disease was not reported in Falconidae until 1971 (8) and in Accipitridae until 1994.
2000a, b), Accipitridae, mainly golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos (Lyly et al.
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O gaviao-real ou uiracu-verdadeiro e um representante da familia Accipitridae, especie de maior porte de ave de rapina na Mesoamerica, e considerada predadora de topo na cadeia alimentar, ocupando do dossel das florestas (Ferguson-Lees & Christie, 2001; Vargas et al., 2006).
Accipitriformes: Circus cinereus "gavilan de campo", entre los Accipitridae es la que ha sido registrada con mayor frecuencia en el espejo de agua, totorales y gramadales.
Reported bird species, winter population size estimates, number of carcasses, and rRT-PCR test results per incident during outbreak of HPAI A(H5N8) virus, the Netherlands, November 2016-January 2017 * Maximum estimated Avian family and species (common name) winter population, x1,000 ([dagger]) Anatidae (waterbirds) Anas penelope (Eurasian wigeon) 680-920 Aythya fuliqula (tufted duck) 190-230 Unidentified waterfowl Podicipedidae (grebes) Ardeidae (herons) ([section]) Phalacrocoracidae (comorants) Rallidae (rallids) Scolopacidae (shorebirds) ([paragraph]) Laridae (gulls) Larus marinus (great black-backed gull) 7.4-13 Accipitridae (hawks) Falconidae (falcons) Falco pereqrinus (peregrine falcon) 0.36-0.52 Corvidae (corvids) Aves indet.
The sparrowhawk is a small bird of prey from the family Accipitridae. Throughout the world there are 50 different species of the genus Accipiter.
In 1993, one Buteogallus anthracinus (Deppe, 1830; Falconiformes: Accipitridae) was caught using Japanese nets from El Paujil, Cajigal Municipality, Sucre State, Venezuela.
Asterisks at the bottom of sequence indicate sequence identity while the highlighted nucleotides are the variation among the two species for the identification of various avian species of Phasianidae Anatidae Gruidae Scolopacidae Accipitridae Falconidae Struthionidae and Psittacidae families (Boonseub et al.