Common Buzzard

Scientific Name: Buteo buteo
Common Name: Common Buzzard

Identifying Features: brown body, yellow legs, black claws, black beak

Fun Facts:

  • It is most often seen either soaring at varying heights or perched on prominently on tree top, bare branch, telegraph pole, fence post, rock or ledge, or alternately well inside tree canopy.
  • Resident populations of common buzzards tend to vocalize all year around, whereas migrants tend to vocalize only during the breeding season.


This image was clicked by Svitlana Tkachvia Flickr.

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