Common Buzzard

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Colouring Dark brown upper with pale lower and dark chest
Voice Noisy, frequent ringing
Feeds on Small mammals, beetles, earthworms
Flight Quick with stiff wingbeats
Nesting Tree
Social Family Groups
Common Buzzard
Common Buzzard
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Buzzard
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Buteo buteo
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Common Buzzard
Vital Statistics
Length 19.7 to 22.4 ins
Weight 19.5 to 42.5 ozs
Wingspan 44.5 to 50.4 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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