Augur Buzzard
Buteo augur
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The augur buzzard is seen in mountain country, including forest, agricultural and urban areas. In the adults note the short reddish, non-barred tail, the distinct dark trailing wing edge and the typical dark "comma" on the white wing. The juvenile landing on a branch (Oldonyo Sambu, 5-15) is courtesy of Stephan Schramm. The dark morph in row 5 (Ngorongoro Crater, 11-16) is courtesy of Linda Bushman. The other photos were taken oin Arusha NP, Ilboru, Ngorongoro Crater, Oldonyo Sambu, Oldupai, Lake Manyara and Ndutu. The immature (bottom left) is courtesy of Steve Brynes. Click the photo above to see enlargements which include displays, nests, chicks, a juvenile, immatures, and dark and light morphs. Click the links to the right for mating and nest photos.
 


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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-18 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Stefan Hitz, Karine Van der Vurst, Valéry Schollaert, Lyn Waltenberg, Stuart Webb
Steve Brynes, Darcy Ogada, Stephan Schramm, Linda Bushman

Last Update this page: 11-25-18