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Subject: [Eagles] Common Buzzard 普通鵟 [Print This Page]

Author: fneil    Time: 2/12/2006 01:02     Subject: Common Buzzard 普通鵟

Unknown Raptor?

Digiscoped from a long distance today at 16/17 at Mai Po.  What is it? Neil

Mai Po Nature Reserve,
Hong Kong,
China.

01/12/06

Nikon CP8400 plus Swarovski STS80HD scope and Sw 30x eyepiece and DCA adapter

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Author: kchaiyan    Time: 2/12/2006 10:01

Possibly a Common Buzzard.

Its upperparts appear reddish and superficially reminds Buteo buteo vulpinus. Though I do not know the status of this subspecies in Hongkong. Local birders would give more info about that.
Author: bkenneth    Time: 4/12/2006 17:26

Common Buzzard.

Cheers,
Ken




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