genus Buteo


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Noun1.genus Buteo - broad-winged soaring hawksgenus Buteo - 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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The 3 previous cases reported involved specimens belonging to the genus Buteo, whereas the present case involves a tawny eagle (genus Aquila).
Hawks of the genus Buteo seem to have difficulties catching bats and miss repetitively, while small falcons are more effective (Baker, 1962; Byre, 1990).
In North America, the word hawk is also applied to members of the genus Buteo, such as the red-tailed hawk and Swainson's hawk.