Taxon profile


Buteo buteo (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Accipitriformes »  family Accipitridae - kites, hawks and eagles »  genus Buteo

Other names

= Common Buzzard

Least Concern



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Included taxa

Number of records: 11

subspecies Buteo buteo arrigonii Picchi, 1903
subspecies Buteo buteo buteo (Linnaeus, 1758) - Central European Buzzard

Buteo buteo buteo - Central European Buzzard

subspecies Buteo buteo harterti Swann, 1919

Buteo buteo harterti

subspecies Buteo buteo insularum Floericke, 1903
subspecies Buteo buteo japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844
subspecies Buteo buteo menetriesi Bogdanov, 1879
subspecies Buteo buteo oshiroi Kuroda, 1971
subspecies Buteo buteo pojana (Savi, 1831)
subspecies Buteo buteo rothschildi Swann, 1919
subspecies Buteo buteo toyoshimai Momiyama, 1927
subspecies Buteo buteo vulpinus (Gloger, 1833)

Buteo buteo vulpinus

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [32591]

Bird Life [] [as Buteo buteo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96722]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Buteo buteo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Buteo buteo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Buteo buteo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Buteo buteo]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Buteo buteo]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Buteo buteo]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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