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(Science: zoology) a small, slender European hawk (Falco alaudarius), allied to the sparrow hawk. Its colour is reddish fawn, streaked and spotted with white and black. Also called windhover and stannel. The name is also applied to other allied species.

this word is often used in contempt, as of a mean kind of hawk. Kites and kestrels have a resemblance with hawks.

See: Castrel.

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Can anyone help Identify these fish vertebra?

... prey species that live in your otter's habitat and then have samples for comparison. Did you do this yet? That's what I did when studying cat, kestrel, owl and and shrike diets in the Canary Islands. There were up to five lizard prey species in some habitats. Their jaws and skull bones were ...

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by marquitosgm
Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Can anyone help Identify these fish vertebra?
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