Rough-legged Buzzard

Rough-legged Buzzard

Observation - Rough-legged Buzzard - UK and Ireland. Description: Raptor, white tail with dark terminal band, dark carpal patches strongly contrast with rest of wing. Wings flatish in flight often bent downwards at carpal joint. Frequently hovered. The bird also looks to have a full crop.

Raptor, white tail with dark terminal band, dark carpal patches strongly contrast with rest of wing. Wings flatish in flight often bent downwards at carpal joint. Frequently hovered. The bird also looks to have a full crop.