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Synonyms for tiercel

male hawk especially male peregrine or gyrfalcon

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Both falcon and tiercel cruised out over the outer marsh, where grey plover, knot and dunlin became the focus of their attention, twisting and turning in tightly packed protective flocks.
Barbara, who won the title back in 1991 with the Connemarapony Tiercel Mystical, will travel down to London early on Monday morning for the class.
The female can reach a weight of two pounds or more, a length of two feet, and a wingspan of nearly four feet, while the male (called a tiercel or tercel) is smaller, averaging only about a pound in weight.
35) Jacques Wingfeld sent Lady Cecil a tiercel goshawk hoping that Cecil would favour his case; she tried to transfer the hawk to her brother.