red-shouldered hawk

noun red-shoul·dered hawk \ ˈred-ˌshōl-dərd- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of red-shouldered hawk

: 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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