(gentifaucon) (c.1250)

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(gentifaucon) (c.1250)


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Another possible identification is with the goshawk -- although it is not a falcon, but its scientific name, accipiter gentilis, suggests that it might be a candidate.


1orn.falc.zool.peregrine (?)
( MS: c.1250 )  plr. hec jactacula: gentifaucon (l. get de faucon?)  i 426.491
faucon  gentil 
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