Gallery: Birds

Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) by Rod Johnson

Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)

A close-up photo of a trained Common buzzard, (Buteo buteo), at the International Centre for Birds of Prey, Duncombe Park, Helmsley, in North Yorkshire, England. The Common buzzard, previously known as the Eurasian buzzard, eats mainly small mammals, such as pheasant, rabbit and other small mammals, also snakes and lizards and even worms and insects. It prefers to hunt over open land and it breeds in woodlands.

Camera - Nikon D800
Lens - Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM 500@ mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250 second
Aperture: f/6.30
ISO Speed: 500
Date Taken: 15 Apr. 2015

Image Ref: 45498-RDA



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