red-tailed hawk(redirected from Redtailed hawk)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to Redtailed hawk: Red Shouldered Hawk
A hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) of North and Central America that feeds primarily on rodents and has a conspicuous reddish-brown tail.
a common North American hawk, Buteo jamaicensis, with whitish underparts, a dark back, head, and wings, and a reddish brown tail.