Photo category:
Shrubland of the Balkans
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Common Buzzard
Shrubland of the Balkans diorama

Photo of Common Buzzard, Buteo buteo, one of the most common raptors in Greece. It nests in trees and hunts in cultivations or open wooded areas looking for small mammals and birds. On the islands, reptiles constitute the majority of its diet.