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Definition of Accipitres

Accipitres
Accipiter Ac*cip"i*ter, n.; pl. E. Accipiters. L. Accipitres. [L., hawk.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of rapacious birds; one of the Accipitres or Raptores. 2. (Surg.) A bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk.
Accipitres
Accipitres Ac*cip"i*tres, n. pl. [L., hawks.] (Zo["o]l.) The order that includes rapacious birds. They have a hooked bill, and sharp, strongly curved talons. There are three families, represented by the vultures, the falcons or hawks, and the owls.

Meaning of Accipitres from wikipedia

- In the 10th edition of Systema Naturae published in 1758, the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus described 554 species of bird and gave each a binomial name...
- between genus and order. He placed all birds of prey into a single order, Accipitres, subdividing this into four genera: Vultur (vultures), Falco (eagles,...
- This list is based on the taxonomy of the HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World by Josep del Hoyo and Nigel J...
- 385–386. Swann, H. Kirke (1922). "Sub-Fam. VI Milvinæ". A synopsis of the Accipitres (diurnal birds of prey) comprising species and subspecies described up...
- (1924–1945). Alexander Wetmore, ed. A Monograph of the Birds of Prey (Order Accipitres), Part XI. Wheldon & Wesley, London. p. 93. Nijman, V (2004). "Seasonal...
- relatives Worldwide; 200 species Cathartae Cathartidae: New World vultures Accipitres Sagittariidae: secretarybird Pandionidae: osprey Accipitridae: hawks,...
- Taylor and Francis. pp. 398–400. Gurney JH. "Notes on a 'Catalogue of the Accipitres in the British Museum,' by R. Bowdler Sharpe (1874)". Ibis: 353–370. doi:10...
- Sharpe, R. Bowdler (1874). "Microhierax". Volume I: Catalogue of the Accipitres or Diurnal Birds of Prey in the Collection of the British Museum. Catalogue...
- characters of the bill and feet, into the following 6 orders and 63 genera: Accipitres: Vultur (vultures & condors), Falco (falcons, eagles, & kin), Strix (owls)...
- Sharpe, R. Bowdler (1874). "Microhierax". Volume I: Catalogue of the Accipitres or Diurnal Birds of Prey in the Collection of the British Museum. Catalogue...
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