hen hawk definition

  • noun:
    • one of several species of huge hawks which capture hens; esp., the American red-tailed hawk (Buteo borealis), the red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus), together with goshawk.
    • nontechnical term for just about any hawks believed to victimize poultry

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