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Definition of bald buzzard
bald buzzardFishhawk 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 buzzardBuzzard 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
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
Meaning of bald buzzard from wikipedia
- The bald eagle
(Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey found
America. A sea eagle, it has two known subspecies
- 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
in size to a common buzzard
(Buteo buteo) or red-tailed hawk (B. jamaicensis), have relatively
with this, but points
to their being related
to the genus Buteo
/hawks), as well, a relationship
not previously thought
close. A 2005 molecular...
- common buzzard
, in turn, is also part of a species complex
Old World buzzards
the mountain buzzard
(B. oreophilus), the forest buzzard
- the genus Buteo
(also commonly known
as "hawks" in North
" is colloquially
used for vultures). Harriers
are large, slender
- Genus Gypohierax Genus Neophron Genus Gypaetus Subfamily Perninae
kites, cuckoo-hawks, bazas
and Madagascar serpent
- with robust bodies
of this genus
in Europe, but hawks
America. Five subspecies
- eagle, crowned
fish eagle, gymnogene, jackal buzzard
, white-rumped vulture, bald
lourie, purple-crested lourie...
word for buzzard
; the spot where
was one where large flocks
of American black vultures roosted
in the bald cypress
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