red–shouldered hawk

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noun red–shoul·dered hawk \-ˌshōl-dərd-\

Definition of red–shouldered hawk

  1. :  a common North American hawk (Buteo lineatus) that has a banded tail and a light spot on the underside of the wings toward the tips

First Known Use of red–shouldered hawk

1812


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