red-shouldered hawk

[ red-shohl-derd ]
/ ˈrɛdˌʃoʊl dərd /

noun

a North American hawk, Buteo lineatus, having rufous shoulders.

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Origin of red-shouldered hawk

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15

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