Gray-faced Buzzard

Butastur indicus

Order

ACCIPITRIFORMES

Family

Kites, Eagles and Hawks (Accipitridae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

BUTIND

ITIS

HEAD

Gray-faced Buzzard Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Yellow iris with black pupil.
  • Head pattern: Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Gray-faced Buzzard Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 41-46 cm (16-18 in)
  • Weight: 374-434 g (13.2-15.3 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: White with red-brown bands.
  • Upperparts: Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

Gray-faced Buzzard Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Soars and glides with wings held in a shallow 'V'; direct flap and glide flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 99-109 cm (39-43 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Brown with dark bands.
  • Upper Tail: Brown with dark bands.
  • Under Tail: Light with dark bands.
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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