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Synonyms for buzzard

a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States

the common European short-winged hawk


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In the last 25 years, buzzards, previously absent from the region, have gradually re-colonised the North East.
JOGGERS have been put on alert after a spate of vicious buzzard attacks along a popular running route.
Craig said: "Birds of prey, including buzzards, still suffer heavily from persecution, with shooting and poisoning major threats.
Admittedly it's thanks to hard fought campaigns by the likes of the RSPB that buzzards are no longer an endangered species.
OFFICIALS have licensed the destruction of buzzard nests and eggs to protect a pheasant shoot, a freedom of information request has revealed.
Migration of common buzzards in different parts of Europe appears to depend on the local climate; buzzards from northern Europe fly to the western Black Sea area during the winter season, whereas buzzards from Bulgaria fly south.
It is clear [the public] don't want their taxes being spent on removing buzzards and the government has to ensure that no bird of prey will be killed in the name of sport.
The gamekeeper, of Kempton, Lydbury North, Shropshire, used a shotgun to kill and attempt to kill common buzzards in May and July last year.
Magistrates decided not to transfer to crown court for sentence after being told Burden used a shotgun to kill buzzards in May and July.
Buzzards are commonly used for hunting, although it is illegal to own the wild birds without a licence.
Alice leaves 2 daughters, Eugenia Christy of Worcester and Stacey Christy-Terrio wife of Victor Terrio of Buzzards Bay; a sister, Effie Zisson of Centerville; and her beloved granddaughter, Helena Terrio, of Onset.
Buzzards Bay, winner of the 2005 Santa Anita Derby and a pair of graded stakes, including the Oaklawn Park Handicap a year ago, established himself as a leading contender for the $750,000 Hollywood Gold Cup on June 30 with the victory in the 54th running of the Grade II Californian.
The annual return of the buzzards is an internationally-known phenomenon that occurs every year on March 15.
Despite the high class opposition Hoh Buzzards faces tomorrow, many of the field are entered in the Group One Yorkshire Oaks, Bell's charge will take all the beating over the Wiltshire course if continuing her upward trend.
BUZZARDS are busy performing breathtaking descents as part of their spring courtship ritual.