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(medicine, surgery) A bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk.
A taxonomic genus within the family Accipitridae — goshawks, sparrow hawks..
Latin hawk ōku- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin accipiter (“hawk”).
Kenya's largest accipiter, usually found alone or in pairs with a pair needing a territory of around 13 sq Km in Kenya.
Sparrowhawk accipiter nisus Up to 3 females seen on the trip.
Wonder whether the accipiter raiding your feeder is a female sharp-shinned hawk or a male Cooper's hawk?
Wonder whether the accipiter raiding your feeder is a female sharp-shinned hawk or a male Cooper 's hawk?
Barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) were hunted by a Sparrow hawk (Accipiter nisus).
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