ferruginous hawk

ferruginous hawk
noun a large hawk (Buteo regalis) of western North America that is typically rust-colored above and white below with long tapered wings

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  • Ferruginous Hawk — Taxobox name = Ferruginous Hawk image width = 220px image caption = Light morph bird in captivity status = LC status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes familia = Accipitridae genus = Buteo… …   Wikipedia

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  • ferruginous hawk — noun (Buteo regalis), a large bird of prey. It is not a true hawk like sparrowhawks or goshawks, but rather belongs to the broad tailed buteo hawks, known as buzzards in Europe …   Wiktionary

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  • hawk — hawk1 hawklike, adj. /hawk/, n. 1. any of numerous birds of prey of the family Accipitridae, having a short, hooked beak, broad wings, and curved talons, often seen circling or swooping at low altitudes. 2. any of several similar, unrelated birds …   Universalium

  • ferruginous rough|leg — «RUHF LEHG», a roughlegged hawk of the western United States and Canada, noted for its large size. It has a black and white streaked head, white underparts, and black and brown body …   Useful english dictionary

  • ferruginous roughleg — noun or ferruginous rough legged hawk : a rather large light colored rough legged hawk (Buteo regalis) that feeds chiefly on rodents and is widely distributed in western No. America …   Useful english dictionary

  • hawk — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. falcon, buzzard, kite, harrier, etc.; [hard or racking] cough; informal, hard liner, warmonger. See warfare, disease. v. peddle. See sale. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A member of the Accipitridae] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

  • ferruginous rough-legged hawk — noun see ferruginous roughleg …   Useful english dictionary

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