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n. pl. bu·te·os
Any of various broad-winged, soaring hawks of the genus Buteo.

[Latin būteō, a kind of hawk or falcon.]


a type of American hawk


(ˈbyu tiˌoʊ)

n., pl. -te•os.
any of various soaring hawks of the genus Buteo, of both the Old and New Worlds, having broad wings and a wide, rounded tail.
[1905–10; < New Latin; Latin būteō a kind of hawk or falcon]
bu′te•o•nine` (-ˌənaɪn, -nɪn) adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buteo - broad-winged soaring hawksButeo - broad-winged soaring hawks    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
buteonine - any hawk of the genus Buteo
Buteo jamaicensis, redtail, red-tailed hawk - dark brown American hawk species having a reddish-brown tail
Buteo lagopus, roughleg, rough-legged hawk - large hawk of the northern hemisphere that feeds chiefly on small rodents and is beneficial to farmers
Buteo lineatus, red-shouldered hawk - North American hawk with reddish brown shoulders
Buteo buteo, buzzard - the common European short-winged hawk
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A single pedal phalanx (digit III, phalanx 1) resembles that in Buteo swainsonii (a migrant) and Geranoaetus polyosoma (a resident) in size.
I will first analyse these in one population of Common Buzzards Buteo buteo, where over 1900 nestlings i.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (2002) has designated several grassland raptors as "Birds of Conservation Concern" in the shortgrass prairie region (ferruginous hawk), as well as nationally (ferruginous hawk; Swainson's hawk, Buteo swainsoni).
What the state was trying to do was let apprentices take one of every type of hawk, a buteo, a falcon, an accipiter, like a Cooper's hawk or sharp-shinned, but the falconers decided that they didn't want the apprentices to have the sharp-shinned due to its irascible nature.
Il s'agit de pelicans, de sternes, de buses Buteo, d'aigles dores et de faucons.
Saxon, whose Latin name is Buteo jamaicensis, is a member of the buzzard family and is a bird widely used in falconry.
Cartwheeling behaviour in the Broadwinged Hawk, Buteo platypterus.
11 - R unicinctus * Buteo lineatus + Red-shouldered Hawk PR/WR 0.