Why are buzzards illegal to shoot?

Answer Buzzards, also known as vultures, are represented by three species in North America: the turkey vulture, black vulture and California condor. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 protects these an... Read More »

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Why do buzzards throw up?

The turkey vulture, also commonly referred to as the buzzard, is an eagle-size bird with a six-foot wing span. Vultures play an important part in nature. One vulture can eat up to 111 pounds of car... Read More »

What do buzzards eat?

Many people in the United States, according to the Turkey Vulture Society website, incorrectly call turkey vultures and black vultures buzzards. These large North American birds share a similar die... Read More »

How do buzzards nest?

Common buzzards (Buteo buteo) breed across most of the European continent save for Ireland and the northern reaches of Scandinavia. Although not the largest bird of prey in Europe, it is the most p... Read More »

Where do buzzards roost?

A buzzard's roost can be just about anything that supports its weight: a large tree branch, a cliff or even a telephone poll (but it usually prefers some tree cover). These roosts are found across ... Read More »