English version

buzzard

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
buzzardbuz‧zard /ˈbʌzəd $ -ərd/ noun [countable]  1 British EnglishHBB a type of large hawk (=hunting bird)2 American EnglishHBB a type of large bird that eats dead animals
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buzzardWatching a buzzard in flight is very similar to watching a glider - it just seems to float effortlessly.A more extreme development of this pattern is seen in the kestrel, peregrine and buzzard prey assemblages.The beautiful underfoot carpets of blue gentium delight the eye and, above fly buzzards, eagles, skylarks and wheatears.This is also a good place to watch for buzzards.Lois half expected to see buzzards.If anything happens to this hobo, only the buzzards will care.It is situated in the Dartmoor National Park, amidst gentle rolling hills and woods where buzzards nest.
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