Definition of passage hawk in English:

passage hawk

Syllabification: pas·sage hawk


  • A hawk caught for training while on migration, especially as an immature bird of less than twelve months. Compare with haggard.
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    • Among passage hawks, you will see lots of feather lice damage.

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