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;.
serrator Linnacus, red- I O breasted merganser Oxyura jamaicensis (Gmelin), I O ruddy duck Somateria spectabilis (Linnaeus), N R king eider Order Falconiformes (diurnal birds of prey) Family Accipitridae (kites, eagles, hawks, and allies) Accipiter cooperii (Bonaparte), I O Cooper's hawk A.
This variation should be considered as variation among individuals within species, as is common in the Family Accipitridae (Grossman and Hamlet 1964, Brown and Amadon 1968, Thiollay 1994, Ferguson-Lees and Christie 2001).