Rough-legged Hawk

Buteo lagopus

Summary 2

The rough-legged buzzard (Buteo lagopus), also called the rough-legged hawk, is a medium-large bird of prey. It is found in Arctic and Subarctic regions of North America and Eurasia during the breeding season and migrates south for the winter. It was traditionally also known as the rough-legged falcon in such works as John James Audubon's The Birds of America.

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  1. (c) Rick Leche - Photography, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.flickr.com/photos/64649343@N00/3267798008
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buteo_lagopus

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Color brown
1. kingdom Animals
2. class Birds