red-tailed hawkred-tailed hawk
a large, North American hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) having a reddish tail and wing feathers that are dark brown on the upper side but light-colored on the underside
A hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) of North and Central America that feeds primarily on rodents and has a conspicuous reddish-brown tail.
(plural red-tailed hawks)
- Buteo jamaicensis, a medium-sized bird of prey found throughout North America.