Geographical differentiation in the genus Accipiter
. Nuttall Ornithological Club 13:1-231.
was a running-on third at Hereford back in February, and was third again on his reappearance over today's course and distance.
The Eurasian sparrowhawk Accipiter
nisus and black kite Milvus migrans commonly found in open woodlands, marshes, desert grassland, partially cleared lands, and cultivated fields.
The official winning margin was only three-quarters of a length but that doesn't tell the real story as Accipiter
was heavily eased on the run-in.
In northern goshawks (Accipiter
gentilis), common buzzards, and common kestrels (Falco tinnunculus), significant differences in IOP between juvenile and adult birds were found (P [less than or equal to] .001), but not in Eurasian sparrowhawks (Accipiter
nisus) (P = .10) and tawny owls (P = .26).
I won the Sefton Novices' Hurdle with Accipiter
at Aintree and showed my owner's representative a shortcut out of the car park.
Jockey Tom Best rewarded trainer Toby Balding and owner Bridget Swire's faith in him by helping Accipiter
win the Martell Cognac Sefton Novices' Hurdle at Aintree yesterday.
argentatus), Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis), Guanay Cormorant (Phalacrocorax bougainvillea), Blyth's Tragopan (Tragopan blythi), Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus), Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter
cooperii), Merlin (Falco columbarius), and American Robin (Turdus migratorius).
Hematologic values were compiled from 71 red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), 54 Eastern screech owls (Megascops asio), 31 Cooper's hawks (Accipiter
cooperii), 30 great-horned owls (Bubo virginianus), 28 barred owls (Strix varia), 16 bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), and 12 broad-winged hawks (Buteo platypterus).
The 28-year-old son of Accipiter
had stood at the New South Wales-based operation since 1984.
After running second to Accipiter
at Ascot on his final start last term, Paperprophet made a very encouraging reappearance at Ayr last Sunday.
Conditional jockey Tom Best rewarded trainer Toby Balding and owner Bridget Swire's faith in him by giving Accipiter
a splendid ride to win the Martell Cognac Sefton Novices'Hurdle yesterday.