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Swainson's hawk

[sweyn-suh nz] /ˈsweɪn sənz/
noun
1.
a migratory hawk, Buteo swainsoni, of western North America, that winters in southern South America.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; named after William Swainson (1789-1855), English naturalist
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