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Gallery - Birds of Prey-Buzzards

[Video clip about Summer Buzzards]Summer Buzzards

BTO video on Common and Honey Buzzard


[Video clip about Winter Buzzards]Winter Buzzards

BTO video about Common and Rough-legged Buzzards


[RSPB green conservation status][More information about Buzzard][buzz4]Buzzard (Buteo buteo)

Buzzards live in cultivated country and also in uplands with wooded valleys.They feed on small mammals and other animals.Wings are held in a shallow V when soaring,and the bird may hang on the wind or sometimes hover.


[RSPB amber conservation status][More information about Honey Buzzard][nopic5]Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)

A summer migrant to European woodland which feeds on nests and larvae of wasps and bees. It winters in Africa, returning in April and leaving again by September.


[More information about Rough-legged Buzzard][nopic6]Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus)

A pale Buzzard of the Artic tundra or Scandinavian uplands which winters in central and eastern Europe. It feeds on small mammals, especially voles and lemmings. It frequently hovers when hunting.



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