Rough-legged Buzzard

Buteo lagopus

Scarce winter visitor.

BOU Name
Rough-legged Buzzard
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Rough-legged Buzzard 04 Sep 2020 South Woodham Ferrers Alan Shearring 1 surprised on a ploughed field on a hill, flew up to a tree
Rough-legged Buzzard 15 Mar 2020 Abberton Reservoir David Curle 1 From Hide Bay hide moving east to west at 11.46am. Landed in Oak tree on other side of road. If ID is correct then credit to Shirley Baker who spotted it and if wrong then entirely down to me.
Rough-legged Buzzard 02 Jan 2019 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB Steve Grimwade 1 Juvenile seen near Irongate Flash at 9.20 and later moved eastwards until last seen over main reedbed
Rough-legged Buzzard 24 Nov 2018 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB Ian Tarbin 1 Good views , hovering , perched and flying.
Rough-legged Buzzard 14 Nov 2018 Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge Peter Heath 1 Juv.Constantly flew low over bank beneath railway line,often stopping on ground for 5 mins or more.Viewed from 1st hide.
Rough-legged Buzzard 08 Nov 2018 Burnham-on-Crouch Alan Shearring 1 hunting by Great West Wick farm
Rough-legged Buzzard 07 Nov 2018 Burnham-on-Crouch Steven Swaby 1 Over the back garden mobbed by Carrion Crows, then flew NW
Rough-legged Buzzard 05 Nov 2018 Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries John Slee 1
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