sparrow hawk


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Synonyms for sparrow hawk

small North American falcon

small hawk of Eurasia and northern Africa

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Keith said: "The wood pigeon was happy flying around until the sparrow hawk flew in mid-air and snatched this poor old pigeon from the sky.
A sparrow hawk was also poisoned after feeding on the three baited pigeons.
They provide a brilliant distraction when work is just too intense and I love the fact that it even interrupts meetings when the sparrow hawk streaks past.
The dictionary defines the Jayhawk as a mythical bird, a cross between the blue jay and the sparrow hawk.
APP learnt on Friday that Hazarganji Chiltan National Park Quetta that stretches over 32,500 acres of land, habitats a large number of species of animals and birds including -Chiltan wildgoat or Markhor, Suleiman Markhor, Urial sheep, wolf, Jackal, Red fox, and Desert hare, species of birds include Houbara bustard, Griffon vulture, Egyptian vulture, Honey buzzard, Laggar falcon, Peregrine falcon, Kestrel, Indian sparrow hawk, Scops owl, Common cuckoo, European bee-eater, Rock partridge, European nightjar, Long-billed pipit, Orphean warbler, Variable wheatear, Blue rock thrush, Stonechat, and Lichtensteins desert finch and reptiles- Monitor lizard, Russells viper, Saw scaled viper and Spiny tailed lizard.
The Sparrow Hawk (Spar-row Hawk) has eggs that are camouflaged (cam-ou-flaged), like most birds of prey.
The human condition seems to be just one sparrow hawk away from suffering and calamity.
The Eufor camps will be separate from the French camps' already in place as part of the bilateral Operation Sparrow Hawk.
Work on the avionics systems includes the Sparrow Hawk Head Up Display (Hud), an FV-300 Mission Display Processor System and a customised head down display.
It's of a sparrow hawk, which I saw kill the pigeon.
In an eloquent little piece about raising an orphaned sparrow hawk, he implies the bird's numbers are declining.
The facility had housed hedgehogs, pigeons, an eider duck, sparrow hawk and barn owls - all of whom were being nursed back to full health before they were due to be released back into the wild in the spring.
The facility had housed hedgehogs, pigeons, an eider duck, sparrow hawk and barn owls - all of which were being nursed back to full health before they were due to be released back into the wild in the spring.
JOHANNESBURG -- An orphaned water mongoose, a black sparrow hawk with a fractured leg and a young crocodile that was sold by an illegal pet trader.
I have seen a hawk, sparrow hawk, kestrel, cuckoo, pied wagtail, greenfinch, goldfinch, jay, nuthatch, woodpecker, owl and many more regular visitors.