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The Accipitridae, one of the two major families within the order Accipitriformes (the diurnal birds of prey), are a family of small to large birds with strongly hooked bills and variable morphology based on diet. They feed on a range of prey items from insects to medium-sized mammals, with a number feeding on carrion and a few feeding on fruit. The Accipitridae have a cosmopolitan distribution, being found on all the world's continents (exceptAntarctica) and a number of oceanic island groups. Some species are migratory.

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Accipiter badius - ShikraAccipiter cirrocephalus - Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter fasciatus - Brown GoshawkAccipiter virgatus - BesraAquila audax - Wedge-tailed EagleAviceda subcristata - Pacific BazaButastur indicus - Grey-faced BuzzardCircus assimilis - Spotted HarrierElanus axillaris - Black-shouldered KiteElanus scriptus - Letter-winged KiteErythrotriorchis radiatus - Red GoshawkHaliaeetus ichthyaetus - Grey-headed Fish EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster - White-bellied Sea EagleHaliaeetus leucoryphus - Pallas's Fish EagleHaliastur indus - Brahminy KiteHaliastur sphenurus - Whistling KiteHamirostra melanosternon - Black-breasted BuzzardHieraaetus morphnoides - Little EagleLophoictinia isura - Square-tailed KiteMilvus migrans - Black KiteNisaetus cirrhatus - Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus nipalensis - Mountain Hawk-EaglePernis ptilorhynchus - Crested Honey BuzzardSpilornis cheela - Crested Serpent Eagle