long legged buzzard on a nest


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  • Location: Israel
  • Source: www.birds.org.il
  • Info: Live webcam showing the nest and territory of a long legged buzzard in Israel. A raptor similar in appearance to the rough-legged-buzzard.

    The long legged-buzzard breeds in Europe, the Middle East, northern Africa, and Asia to India and Mongolia; It over winters in Africa south of the Sahara. In Europe it is present in Turkey, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary and increasingly in the south of Spain, where it is now breeding in small numbers.

    The long legged-buzzard feeds mostly on small rodents, although it will also take lizards, snakes, small birds and large insects.