Honey Buzzard

Pernis apivorus


Uncommon passage migrant.



BOU Name
European Honey-buzzard
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Honey Buzzard 07 Jul 2019 Great Baddow, Chelmsford David Pallash 1 Glided east over house and circled twice before continuing. First I’ve seen in the area.
Honey Buzzard 06 Jul 2019 Friday Wood Andrew Goodey 1 Soaring along Cherry Tree Lane
Honey Buzzard 10 May 2019 Ingatestone Graham Smith 1 Soaing below clouds for 3-4 minutes before speeding up and flapping and gliding its way SE over garden. A bird with a classically marked underwing pattern. Was looking for Swifts but had to do with this..............
Honey Buzzard 20 Oct 2018 Holland Haven Paul Brayshaw 1 juvenile came from Hamford Water direction, south of the farm and continuing away west
Honey Buzzard 14 Jul 2018 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 soaring over Hamford Water, gained height and drifted off towards the north-west - nice surprise for July
Honey Buzzard 23 May 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 In off sea directly in front of my desk window 0938-0940, mobbed by gulls then low inland
Honey Buzzard 09 May 2018 Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers Alan Shearring 1 Soaring high up with the swifts, lost height and called a couple of times then drifted off east along Crouch
Honey Buzzard 08 Oct 2017 Beckton Gary A James 1 west @14.00
Honey Buzzard 12 Sep 2017 Boreham Graham Ekins 2 Both juveniles high SSW over garden at 12.45. Direct and rapid flight, no soaring.
Honey Buzzard 29 Aug 2017 Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT Steve Grimwade 1 Dark phase juvenile (not Marsh Harrier) I'd from photographs.
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