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These hawks are accipiters: raptors evolved specifically to hunt in the woodland canopy.
All accipiters, including the sharp-shinned hawk, and its close relative the Cooper’s hawk, have distinctive flight patterns that are useful in identifying them, even at a distance.
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Origin and Etymology of accipiter
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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