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Buzzard

Buteo buteo

Habitat:

Common rapace in Valley of lake Geneva; here seen from my balcony perched on border of a prairie, periphery of a small town, close to protected forest and some agricultural lands.

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2 Comments

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 5 months ago

And thank you for this information too, I was not aware of that distinction between 'hawks' and 'buzzards'

Tukup
Tukup a year ago

I wrote the comment "Hawks are so impressive in any pose" and then saw you called it a buzzard. So, once again I checked it out and found this: "In the Old World, members of this genus are called "buzzards", but "hawk" is used in North America. Thanks for the photos and for making me dig. Beautiful birds.

Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Mijoux, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Spotted on Sep 5, 2019
Submitted on Sep 9, 2019

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