Bannertail had an ancient feud with the big hen-hawk, whose stick nest was only a mile away, high in a rugged beech.
Of the hen-hawk he has observed that both the male and female take part in incubation.
He is nearly as large as the hen-hawk, but has a much longer tail.
That man's like a hen-hawk among the chickens, first he picks up one, and then he picks up another.
There's a certain Walter Butler in this town, arrived like a hen-hawk from the clouds, and peep!
At the moment of writing these paragraphs, I saw a hen-hawk flap heavily by, pursued by a kingbird.
I spent an hour to-day trying to shoot a hen-hawk that's been hovering about the shack all afternoon.
I'd ruther trust a hen-hawk with a flock of patridges than to trust Betsey Malcolm with your affairs.
Of the hen-hawk, he has observed that both male and female take part in incubation.
The male is a bluish slate color; the female a reddish brown, like the hen-hawk, with a white rump.