Swainson's hawk
noun Etymology: William Swainson died 1855 English naturalist Date: 1895 a buteo (Buteo swainsonii) chiefly of western North America and South America having pointed wings and usually a dark breast

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  • Swainson`s hawk — Sveinsono suopis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Buteo swainsoni angl. Swainson s hawk vok. Präriebussard, m rus. свенсонов канюк, m pranc. buse de Swainson, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrieji suopiai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • swainson's hawk — noun also swainson hawk Etymology: after William Swainson died 1855 English naturalist : a large variable but typically grayish brown to dusky brown hawk (Buteo swainsoni) that breeds from Alaska throughout most of western No. America, winters… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swainson's hawk — /swayn seuhnz/ a migratory hawk, Buteo swainsoni, of western North America, that winters in southern South America. [1890 95, Amer.; named after William Swainson (1789 1855), English naturalist] * * * …   Universalium

  • Swainson's thrush — a North American thrush, Catharus ustulatus, having olive upper parts and wintering south to Argentina. Also called olive backed thrush. [see SWAINSON S HAWK] * * * Swainson s thrush, = olive backed thrush. (Cf. ↑olive backed thrush) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swainson's thrush — a North American thrush, Catharus ustulatus, having olive upper parts and wintering south to Argentina. Also called olive backed thrush. [see SWAINSON S HAWK] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Swain|son's hawk — «SWAYN suhnz», a brownish hawk, often with white throat and abdomen, found in South America and western North America. ╂[< William Swainson, 1789 1855, an English naturalist] …   Useful english dictionary

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