Long-legged Buzzard.
Long-legged Buzzard. ©www.birdforum.net

Order Falconiformes

Family  Accipitridae

Genus Buteo

Scientific Name

Buteo rufinus

Size & Weight

BODY-LENGTH: 50 to 66 cm (20 to 26 in)

WEIGHT: (males) 1.1 kg (2.4 lb) (females) 1.3 kg (2.9 lb)

WINGSPAN: 115 to 160 cm (45 to 63 in)

Habitat

Uncultivated areas, high bushes, trees, cliffs, hillocks

Range

Northern Africa, southeastern Europe, western Asia, central Asia, China, central India

Diet

Lizards, snakes, small birds, large insects

Fledging Period

Unknown

Gestation Period

Unknown

Weaning Period

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Size

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Diurnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern

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