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TranslingualEdit

Accipiter nisus in flight

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Accipiter nisus m

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

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ReferencesEdit

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