buteonine


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buteonine

(ˈbjuːtɪəʊˌnaɪn)
adj
of or relating to hawks
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Noun1.buteonine - any hawk of the genus Buteo
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
Buteo, genus Buteo - broad-winged soaring hawks
Adj.1.buteonine - relating to or resembling a hawk of the genus Buteo
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Buteonine hawk encounters were low throughout the lekking season but peaked during the interval starting 6 April, which corresponded to migrants moving through the area while some wintering hawks were still present (Behney 2009, Preston and Beane 2009).
Polyphyly of the hawk genera Leucopternis and Buteogallus (Aves, Accipitridae): multiple habitat shifts during the neotropical buteonine diversification.