Male European Honey Buzzard

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Colouring Dark brown upper with striped lower
Voice Infrequent whistling
Feeds on Wasp and bee grubs, insects and mammals
Flight Direct with deep wingbeats
Nesting Tree
Social Flocks
Male European Honey Buzzard
Male European Honey Buzzard
Also Known As ..
Honey Buzzard
Page Last Updated 4/27/2018 9:10:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Pernis apivorus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName European Honey Buzzard
Vital Statistics
Length 52 to 60 cms
Weight 600 to 1100 gms
Wingspan 135 to 150 cms
Lifespan 1 to 25 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male European Honey Buzzard (Species=Pernis apivorus / Standard Name=European Honey Buzzard)