Common Buzzard

Buzzard-Common_Buzzard_in_flight_2010-06-16.jpgThe Common Buzzard is a protected species and these majestic predators are now firmly re-established in the Wood.  Look up when you hear their plaintive mewing cry, to see these large birds soaring above you.

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This buzzard shows how effective is his camouflage as he waits in the canopy of a Scots Pine.