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Rough-legged Hawk

Buteo lagopus (Pontoppidan, 1763)

The Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus), called the Rough-legged Hawk in North America, is a medium-large bird of prey. It is found in Arctic and Subarctic regions of North America and Eurasia during the breeding season and migrates south for the winter. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Buteo

Scientific:
  Buteo lagopus

Citation:
  (Pontoppidan, 1763)

Reference:
  Dansk.Atlas 1 p.616

Protonym:
  Falco Lagopus

Avibase ID:
  90B13ACF984D0DDF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/90B13ACF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175373

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