Origin of hen hawk
Examples from the Web for hen hawk
Of the hen-hawk he has observed that both the male and female take part in incubation.
Bannertail had an ancient feud with the big Hen-hawk, whose stick nest was only a mile away, high in a rugged beech.Bannertail|Ernest Thompson Seton
I'd ruther trust a hen-hawk with a flock of patridges than to trust Betsey Malcolm with your affairs.The End Of The World|Edward Eggleston
There's a certain Walter Butler in this town, arrived like a hen-hawk from the clouds, and peep!The Reckoning|Robert W. Chambers
He is nearly as large as the hen-hawk, but has a much longer tail.Bird Stories from Burroughs|John Burroughs