Male 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 Honey Buzzard
Male Honey Buzzard
Also Known As ..
European Honey Buzzard
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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 20.5 to 23.6 ins
Weight 21.2 to 38.9 ozs
Wingspan 53.1 to 59.1 ins
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 Honey Buzzard (Species=Pernis apivorus / Standard Name=European Honey Buzzard)