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  • noun Plural form of accipiter.


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  • Of course with them comes the attending accipiters, Coopers and Sharp-shinned, following their moving feast.

    Migration Meme

  • Some hawks (the small accipiters come to mind) are very much 'hardwired' and capable as hunters, yet for a considerable period of time (until about October of the their first year) they are extremely tame and manageable.

    Early Falconry

  • And like the accipiters, when the one-horn took shelter in a clump of brush, Keman went right in after it, hunger making him blind to everything but his quarry, even to the possibility of damage to his wings.

    The Elvenbane


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