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Aves, 48/4 | 2011 | 193-211

  Notes on the identification of the Rough-legged Buzzard
Alain De Broyer

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This article intends to synthesize the identification criteria allowing the distinction between the Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus and the Common Buzzard Buteo buteo. The various plumages according to age and sex are described except hybrids and dark morph individuals which remain exceptionnal in Europe.


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