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 - 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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Studies have, however, successfully used plastic live-stock ear tags attached to the patagium of other species, including vultures (Family Accipitridae) (Wallace et al.
The sparrowhawk is a small bird of prey from the family Accipitridae. Throughout the world there are 50 different species of the genus Accipiter.
Its major food is the seeds of annual herbs such as grasses (Graminae), rushes (Juncidae), goosefoot (Chenopodium spp"), docks (Polygonacaea) and chickweed (Stellaria spp.) The black kite (Milvus migrans) is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. As a scavenger, black kites have been recorded in large numbers on waste accumulations generated by human activities, including rubbish dumps, markets, fishing-ports and abattoirs (Honda et al., 1985, 1986).

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