Accipiter nisus

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Translingual[edit]

Accipiter nisus in flight

Etymology[edit]

From Latin accipiter (hawk) and from Ancient Greek νῖσος (nîsos).

Proper noun[edit]

Accipiter nisus m

  1. A taxonomic species within the family Accipitridae – the Eurasian sparrowhawk, sparrowhawk, or sparhawk.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

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