family Accipitridae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Accipitridae - hawksfamily Accipitridae - 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, 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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Residency Vcgetational association ORDER FALCOMI ORMliS FAMILY CATHARTIDAE Cathartes aura (Zopilote aura: 1 7 Turkey Vulture) FAMILY ACCIPITRIDAE Accipiter cooperi; (Gavilan de 3 Cooper - Cooper's Hawk) Parabuteo unicinctus; (Agulilla 1 5 rojinegra - Harris's Hawk) Buteo jamaicensi;.