duck hawk

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duck hawk:

see falconfalcon,
common name for members of the Falconidae, a heterogeneous family of long-winged birds of prey similar to the hawks but genetically more closely related to the parrots and other birds.
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Peregrines are also known as "duck hawks," and feed primarily on birds, which they capture in flight.