Common Buzzard
Year-long resident in most of
Europe extending into Asia.
Buteo buteo
(L 16-23" WS 43-54"
Wt 0.9-3.0 lb)
near Eleshnitsa
Bulgaria
14May2015
near Koprivshtitsa
Bulgaria
23May2015
In the Americas, Buteos are called hawks;
the British call them buzzards.
 (Roger Lederer and Carol Burr)