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Buzzards of Iran

Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus in Iran

Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus in Iran 

 

Identification

The Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus) is a bird of prey. It feeds mostly on small rodents, although it will also take lizards, snakes, small birds and large insects. The long feed gives log-legged buzzard the ability of agile hunting of small rodents off their ground holes.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 02 March 2010 15:29 )

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