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Definition of bald buzzard

bald buzzard
Fishhawk Fish"hawk`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The osprey (Pandion halia["e]tus), found both in Europe and America; -- so called because it plunges into the water and seizes fishes in its talons. Called also fishing eagle, and bald buzzard.
Bald buzzard
Buzzard Buz"zard (b[u^]z"z[~e]rd), n.[O.E. busard, bosard, F. busard, fr. buse, L. buteo, a kind of falcon or hawk.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bird of prey of the Hawk family, belonging to the genus Buteo and related genera. Note: The Buteo vulgaris is the common buzzard of Europe. The American species (of which the most common are B. borealis, B. Pennsylvanicus, and B. lineatus) are usually called hen hawks. -- The rough-legged buzzard, or bee hawk, of Europe (Pernis apivorus) feeds on bees and their larv[ae], with other insects, and reptiles. -- The moor buzzard of Europe is Circus [ae]ruginosus. See Turkey buzzard, and Carrion buzzard. Bald buzzard, the fishhawk or osprey. See Fishhawk. 2. A blockhead; a dunce. It is common, to a proverb, to call one who can not be taught, or who continues obstinately ignorant, a buzzard. --Goldsmith.

Meaning of bald buzzard from wikipedia

- The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known subspecies and forms a species pair with...
- aura), also known in some North American regions as the turkey buzzard (or just buzzard), and in some areas of the Caribbean as the John crow or carrion...
- booted eagle (Aquila pennata), which is comparable in size to a common buzzard (Buteo buteo) or red-tailed hawk (B. jamaicensis), have relatively longer...
- agrees with this, but points to their being related to the genus Buteo (buzzards/hawks), as well, a relationship not previously thought close. A 2005 molecular...
- common buzzard, in turn, is also part of a species complex with other Old World buzzards, namely the mountain buzzard (B. oreophilus), the forest buzzard (B...
- the genus Buteo (also commonly known as "hawks" in North America, while "buzzard" is colloquially used for vultures). Harriers are large, slender hawk-like...
- Genus Gypohierax Genus Neophron Genus Gypaetus Subfamily Perninae – honey-buzzards (including pernine kites, cuckoo-hawks, bazas and Madagascar serpent eagle)...
- with robust bodies and broad wings. Members of this genus are known as buzzards in Europe, but hawks in North America. Five subspecies of Buteo lineatus...
- eagle, crowned eagle, African fish eagle, gymnogene, jackal buzzard, white-rumped vulture, bald ibis, African finfoot, Knysna lourie, purple-crested lourie...
- French word for buzzard; the spot where the community was settled was one where large flocks of American black vultures roosted in the bald cypress trees...