hen hawk


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Noun1.Hen hawk - nontechnical term for any hawks said to prey on poultryhen hawk - nontechnical term for any hawks said to prey on poultry
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
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`chicken hawk or hen hawk' are usually applied to the red-shouldered [Buteo lineatus] or red-tailed species.