The Accipitridae, ane o the twa major faimilies within the order Accipitriformes (the diurnal birds o prey), are a faimily o smaa tae muckle birds wi strangly huiked bills an variable morphology based on diet.

Temporal range: Eocene – present, 50–0 Ma
Juvenile ornate hawk-eagle
Spizaetus ornatus
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Faimily: Accipitridae
Vieillot, 1816