European Honey-buzzard

Pernis apivorus


northern Zimbabwe, close to Victoria Falls

December 2002

any comments about plumage is welcome!!

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Wingspan: 112 cm

Winglength: 40 cm

Total length: 55 cm

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Distinctive uppertail

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still to scan B-17

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Very distinct stripings on the tarsus feathers

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all photos@Ruud Kampf, thanks to Daniel Schmidt for identification