red-shouldered hawkred-should·ered hawk
a dark-colored, North American hawk (Buteo lineatus) having a reddish patch on each shoulder and thick bands of white on the tail feathers
A medium-sized North American hawk (Buteo lineatus) having rufous shoulder feathers and usually found in lowland woods.
(plural red-shouldered hawks)
- (Buteo lineatus), a medium-sized hawk native to North America