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A hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) of North and Central America that feeds primarily on rodents and has a conspicuous reddish-brown tail.
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a common North American hawk, Buteo jamaicensis, with whitish underparts, a dark back, head, and wings, and a reddish brown tail.
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|Noun||1.||red-tailed hawk - dark brown American hawk species having a reddish-brown tail|
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
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