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.
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.
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.
Pappas is also the author of the book "Synpan -- Inside the Wellness Universe -- A Poetic Guide," published by Sparrow Hawk Press and sold in major bookstores and the Internet, http:/www:amazon.
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.
These included a number of eggs belonging to birds of prey such as owls, kestrels and a sparrow hawk.
Leave these beautiful birds alone, as the main predator of garden and song birds is the sparrow hawk.
A heron often seen after the neighbours' fish, a sparrow hawk, crows woods pigeon, also collared doves and seagulls.
However, most days Beverley has a variety of visitors to her garden including robins, goldfinches, wrens, sparrows, a sparrow hawk, bullfinches, chaffinches, starlings and jackdaws.