Definition of chanting goshawk in English:

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chanting goshawk

noun

A long-legged African hawk with pale gray upper parts, throat, and breast, noted for its prolonged musical fluting call delivered from a treetop perch.
  • Genus Melierax, family Accipitridae: three species
Example sentences
  • He was an exceptional guide, able simultaneously to drive a 4WD vehicle, identify a juvenile pale chanting goshawk and relate a children's story about why warthogs run with their tails held erect.
  • This town is also the area where the most abundant numbers of pale chanting goshawks are to be found.
  • Along with these come the exotic birds of prey such as greater kestrels and pale chanting goshawks.

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Syllabification: chant·ing gos·hawk

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