Definition of Red-shouldered hawk

1. Noun. North American hawk with reddish brown shoulders.

Exact synonyms: Buteo Lineatus
Generic synonyms: Hawk
Group relationships: Buteo, Genus Buteo



Definition of Red-shouldered hawk

1. Noun. (Buteo lineatus), a medium-sized hawk native to North America ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red-shouldered Hawk

red-light camera
red-light districts
red-lipped batfish
red-necked buzzard
red-necked buzzards
red-necked grebe
red-nose tetra
red-pencil
red-riband
red-rimmed
red-shafted flicker
red-shanked douc
red-shanked doucs
red-short
red-shouldered hawk (current term)
red-shouldered hawks
red-skinned onion
red-spotted purple
red-tailed
red-tailed hawk
red-tapism
red-tapisms
red-tapist
red-tapists
red-throat
red-throated diver
red-throated divers
red-throated loon
red-throated loons

Literary usage of Red-shouldered hawk

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1. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"The Red-Shouldered Hawk, or, as I would prefer calling it, the Red-breasted Hawk, although dispersed over the greater part of the United States, ..."

2. The Review of Education (1902)
"188 red-shouldered hawk. 189 Butterflies, Third Series. 190 American Gray Fox. 191 Pectoral Sandpiper. >91 King Bird of Paradise. 191 Gray Squirrel. ..."

3. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"red-shouldered hawk. Buteo lineatus lineatus (Gmel.). ... The red-shouldered hawk is also more slightly built, the feet and legs in particular being mure ..."

4. Bird Homes: The Nests, Eggs and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding by Arthur Radclyffe Dugmore (1900)
"The red-shouldered hawk is the most common of the larger hawks, and may be found ... A southern sub-species of the red-shouldered hawk; it is smaller, ..."

5. Bird Homes: The Nests, Eggs, and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding by Arthur Radclyffe Dugmore (1904)
"The red-shouldered hawk is the most common of the larger hawks, and may be found ... A southern sub-species of the red-shouldered hawk; it is smaller, ..."

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