No.340 Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus


Rank : 3
Passage Migrant
Migrates inflocks that pass through Asakawa River basin in spring and autumn. They areobserved during our annual Survey of Summer Bird and our Migratory FlightObservation of Grey-faced Buzzard and Oriental Honey-buzzard conductedbetween late September to the beginning of October every year. The speciesis slightly smaller than Black Kite, and, during its flight, its head looksslender compared with that of other species.

Honey Buzzard (in Flight)