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Old 26-06-15, 08:58 PM
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Default Can you help with this ID?

We saw this bird regularly from our accommodation in SW France, sometimes along with a similar bird. I think it is a Common Buzzard, but it appeared to have jesses attached. No-one locally appeared to have any knowledge regarding the bird.

Would it be unusual to keep a buzzard for hawking?

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Old 27-06-15, 01:07 AM
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I've come across a few people who fly buzzards. Apparently they are good birds for beginners , although not so good for actual hawking as they are a bit slow.

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Old 27-06-15, 10:16 AM
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Thanks, Steve. I did not know that.

Do you agree Common Buzzard? Honey Buzzard did cross my mind, but I don't have a decent pic of the tail.
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