Rough-legged Buzzard

Buteo lagopusBoda BacsiogRare visitor. Not recorded from April to July

Rough-legged Buzzard – 1994

Buteo lagopus – Boda Bacsiog – Rare visitor. Not recorded from April to July The bird was first recorded at St Bride’s in October 1899. Subsequently a total of 11 birds have occurred in nine years, mostly between 18 September and 9 November, in coastal areas ranging from St Davids to Lydstep including the islands […]

Rough-legged Buzzard – 1988

Buteo lagopus – Boda Bacsiog – Rare visitor. Not recorded from April to July An emaciated bird picked up near Merrion early October 1988.  Restored to health at Little Haven Bird Hospital and released at Dowrog on 22 Oct (RJH). Record accepted by WRAG in 1989 Record extracted from Pembrokeshire Bird Report 1988 & 1989 […]

Rough-legged Buzzard – 1894

Archibuteo lagopus – A rare visitor in the autumn. This is one of the species that crosses over into the Eastern counties of England from the continent at irregular intervals, and very rarely penetrates to the south-west of the kingdom. When shot or trapped it might very well be confounded by people who were not well up in birds with […]