Accipitridae

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Accipitridae, family Accipitridae

Definition

  • hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles

Synonyms

  • Accipitridae
  • family Accipitridae

Hypernyms

  • bird family: a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

Member holonyms

  • Falconiformes, order Falconiformes: chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures

Member meronyms

  • 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
  • Pernis, genus 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
  • Milvus, genus-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
  • Circus, genus Circus: a genus of haws comprising the harriers
  • Circaetus, genus Circaetus: harrier eagles
  • eagle, bird of Jove: any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
  • Harpia, genus Harpia: a genus of Accipitridae
  • Aquila, genus Aquila: a genus of Accipitridae
  • Haliaeetus, genus Haliaeetus: a genus of Accipitridae
  • Old World vulture: any of several large vultures of Africa and Eurasia
  • Gyps, genus Gyps: a genus of Accipitridae
  • Gypaetus, genus Gypaetus: in some classifications the type genus of the family Aegypiidae
  • Neophron, genus Neophron: a genus of Accipitridae
  • Aegypius, genus Aegypius: a genus of Accipitridae

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