Sinonimi: turkey buzzard | turkey vulture | Cathartes aura | Buteo buteo
ETYM O.Eng. busard, bosard, French busard, from buse, Latin buteo, a kind of falcon or hawk.
1. Common in South and Central America and southern United States; SYN. turkey buzzard, turkey vulture, Cathartes aura.
2. The common European short-winged hawk; SYN. Buteo buteo.
Any of a number of species of medium-sized hawks with broad wings, often seen soaring. The common buzzard Buteo buteo of Europe and Asia is about 55 cm/1.8 ft long with a wingspan of over 1.2 m/4 ft. It preys on a variety of small animals up to the size of a rabbit.
The rough-legged buzzard B. lagopus lives in the northern tundra and eats lemmings. The honey buzzard Pernis apivora feeds largely, as its name suggests, on honey and insect larvae. It summers in Europe and W Asia and winters in Africa.
Najveći južnoamerički sup, lešinar, živi na Andima i u Kaliforniji. Velika ptica iz porodice američkih grifova; hrani se lešinama; pretežno živi u Južnoj i Centralnoj Americi (šp.)
Ptica koja se hrani osama, osaš, osar.
Štetni leptirić čije gusenice nagrizaju vunu, krzno i dr.