Rough-legged Buzzard

Buteo lagopus - Buse pattue

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Buteo

  • Species
    :

    lagopus

Descriptor

Pontoppidan, 1763

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 60 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 120 à 150 cm.
  • Weight
    : 783 à 1660 g
Longevity

11 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Buteo lagopus lagopus (n Eurasia)
  • Buteo lagopus menzbieri (ne Asia)
  • Buteo lagopus kamtschatkensis (Kamchatka Pen.)
  • Buteo lagopus sanctijohannis (Alaska, Canada)

Foreign names

  • Buse pattue,
  • Busardo Calzado,
  • Bútio-calçado,
  • Raufußbussard,
  • Gatyásölyv,
  • Ruigpootbuizerd,
  • Poiana calzata,
  • Fjällvråk,
  • Fjellvåk,
  • myšiak severský,
  • káně rousná,
  • Fjeldvåge,
  • piekana,
  • aligot calçat,
  • Fjallvákur,
  • myszołów włochaty,
  • bikšainais klijāns,
  • koconoga kanja,
  • Зимняк,
  • オオケアシノスリ,
  • 毛脚鵟,
  • 毛足鵟,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal ; Shrubland : Boreal, Temperate ; Grassland : Tundra, Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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