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Noun1.Circaetus - harrier eagles
bird genus - a genus of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
harrier eagle, short-toed eagle - any of numerous large Old World hawks intermediate in some respects between typical hawks and typical eagles
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Eighteen eyes from five Accipitriformes: harrier (Circaetus gallicus), hawk (Falco peregrinus), kestrel (Falco tinniculus), buzzard (Buteo buteo) and sparrow hawk (Accipiter nisus) and from four Strigiformes: tawny owl (Strix aluco), barn owl (Tyto alba), little owl (Athene noctua) and great horned owl (Bubo bubo) were used in this study.
Below the 'number of writings' trend line, the two most distant points correspond to units that represent sets of taxa (y=20 and y=60): the first corresponds to 'aguia' (c), a Portuguese common name that denotes several species of medium size raptors, like Aquila, Buteo, Circaetus, Circus, Hieraaetus and Pandion; the second corresponds to Columba spp.
2011: Modelling the distribution of short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus) in semi-arid Mediterranean landscapes: identifying important explanatory variables and their implications for its conservation.