a North American hawk, Accipiter striatus, having extremely slender legs, a bluish-gray back, and a white, rusty-barred breast.
[shahrp-shoo-ter] /ˈʃɑrpˌʃu tər/ noun 1. a person skilled in shooting, especially with a rifle. 2. Military. a rating below expert and above marksman, assigned to one who has qualified with a specific score in rifle marksmanship. a person who has achieved such a rating. 3. an athlete noted for having accurate aim in a sport, […]
[shahrp-sahy-tid] /ˈʃɑrpˈsaɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. having keen sight. 2. having or showing mental acuteness. sharp-sighted adjective 1. having keen vision; sharp-eyed
- Sharp-tailed grouse
[shahrp-teyld] /ˈʃɑrpˌteɪld/ noun 1. a grouse, Pedioecetes phasianellus, of prairies and open forests of western North America, similar in size to the prairie chicken but with a more pointed tail.
- Sharp-tailed sparrow
noun 1. a sparrow, Ammospiza caudacuta, inhabiting salt marshes in North America, having narrow, sharply pointed tail feathers.