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Buzzard query

Observed: 1st August 2011 By: sevenoysterssevenoysters’s reputation in Birdssevenoysters’s reputation in Birdssevenoysters’s reputation in Birds
Buzzard query
Description:

Very distant shot of bird of prey - two enlargements set on original full size photo.
The bird was flying along the edge of mixed woodland about midday.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) interacts

Comments

Fenwickfield's picture

Young

I wonder if the Young one's are lighter as I have a family of five out the back of my house and three are much lighter than the other's.
Just a thought.

Fenwickfield

Syrphus's picture

I don't think there is

I don't think there is anything exceptional about the colouring of this bird. Buzzard is very variable. There was a post the other day of one which was almost as white as an Osprey - extreme, but it is not unusual to see pale birds.

M.

TRY

recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.

sevenoysters's picture

thanks

many thanks for all your IDs and helpful comments - the hbrg website is very interesting.