Buteo lagopus


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Synonyms for Buteo lagopus

large hawk of the northern hemisphere that feeds chiefly on small rodents and is beneficial to farmers

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Parental roles and nestling foods in the rough-legged hawk, Buteo lagopus.
immer 9 Rough-legged hawk buse pattue Buteo Lagopus 71 Peregrine falcon faucon pelerin Falco peregrinus 6 Sandhill crane grue du Canada Grus canadensis 3 Black-bellied pluvier argente Pluvialis M plover squatarola American golden- pluvier bronze Pluvialis dominica 6 plover Semipalmated plover pluvier semipalme Charadrius 38 semipalmatus Ruddy turnstone tournepierre a Arenaria interpres M collier Semipalmated becasseau Calidris pusilla 59 sandpiper semipalmd Least sandpiper becasseau C.
Buteo lagopus B B Br + B Aquila chrysaetos B - - - + Pandion haliaetus - - - - - Falco peregrinus B B +(B) + B F.
Key words: rough-legged hawk, Buteo lagopus Pontoppidan, breeding distribution, clear-cut, irruption, nomadism, Newfoundland, predator-prey cycles
Mots cles: distribution de la nidification, buse pattue, Buteo lagopus Pontoppidan, coupe a blanc, irruption, nomadisme, Terre-Neuve, cycles predateur-proie