a.1.Having a red tail.
Red-tailed hawk
(Zool.) a large North American hawk (Buteo borealis). When adult its tail is chestnut red. Called also hen hawck, and red-tailed buzzard.
References in periodicals archive ?
KEEPERS have introduced a new mixed exhibit in the Reptile House as our three red-tailed green rat snakes are now living alongside two Borneo blood pythons in a newly-renovated enclosure.
Hawk Mother: The Story of a Red-tailed Hawk Who Hatched Chickens" by Kara Hagedorn shows young readers ages 5 to 9 just what happens when two baby chickens find themselves in a nest with a hawk.
Objective--To determine the pharmacokinetics of voriconazole administered PO with or without food to red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis) and whether any observed variability could be explained by measured covariates to inform dose adjustments.
Oklahoma is well-known as a place for bird-watchers to observe red-tailed hawks migrating in for the winter.
Dean, 40, even had to smash open some of the kitchen units to free the red-tailed boa.
Rocky has been BHOC (Big Hawk on Campus) since 1989, when Montclair State adopted the Red Hawk—a mythological bird closely resembling the red-tailed hawk—as its mascot.
Remember all the hoo-ha over those Seacoast 4th-graders trying to get the red-tailed hawk named the state raptor?
A new community conservation project for threatened Baudin s and forest red-tailed black cockatoos has been given wings with a $255,000 Lotterywest grant.
Maintenance workers at a housing project in Manhattan discovered a red-tailed hawk struggling to fly.
You'll have to be super quiet to sneak up on a gray fox or a mule deer, but they're here, as are red-tailed hawks that soar on updrafts off the canyon walls.
Of all the birds of prey in North America, there are few more widespread or familiar than the red-tailed hawk.
Anecdotic records have also been reported for the Osprey and Red-tailed Hawk (Eltzroth 1996).