Definition of 'sparrowhawk'
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Example sentences containing 'sparrowhawk'
Up in the timber above them a magpie carolled and a sparrowhawk hung in the sky like a floating cross.MURDER SONG (2003) PASSION IN THE PEAK (2003)
He had finally spotted the elegant outline of the sparrowhawk and appeared to be watching it intently.MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2003)
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