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Definition of Pernis apivorus

Pernis apivorus
Buzzard Buz"zard (b[u^]z"z[~e]rd), n.[O.E. busard, bosard, F. busard, fr. buse, L. buteo, a kind of falcon or hawk.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bird of prey of the Hawk family, belonging to the genus Buteo and related genera. Note: The Buteo vulgaris is the common buzzard of Europe. The American species (of which the most common are B. borealis, B. Pennsylvanicus, and B. lineatus) are usually called hen hawks. -- The rough-legged buzzard, or bee hawk, of Europe (Pernis apivorus) feeds on bees and their larv[ae], with other insects, and reptiles. -- The moor buzzard of Europe is Circus [ae]ruginosus. See Turkey buzzard, and Carrion buzzard. Bald buzzard, the fishhawk or osprey. See Fishhawk. 2. A blockhead; a dunce. It is common, to a proverb, to call one who can not be taught, or who continues obstinately ignorant, a buzzard. --Goldsmith.

Meaning of Pernis apivorus from wikipedia

- The European honey buzzard (Pernis apivorus), also known as the pern or common pern, is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. Despite its English...
- buzzard, Pernis apivorus Crested honey buzzard, Pernis ptilorhynchus Barred honey buzzard, Pernis celebensis Philippine honey buzzard, Pernis steerei They...
- characteristic of the genus Pernis. It is larger and longer-winged than its western counterpart, the European honey buzzard, Pernis apivorus. The similarity in...
- (Henicopernis infuscatus) Crested honey buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus) European honey buzzard (Pernis apivorus) Long-tailed honey buzzard (Henicopernis longicauda)...
- Honey Buzzard may refer to: Pernis (bird), a genus of raptors, consisting of: European honey buzzard (Pernis apivorus), a summer migrant to most of Europe...
- infuscatus Genus Pernis European honey buzzard, Pernis apivorus Crested honey buzzard, Pernis ptilorhynchus Barred honey buzzard, Pernis celebensis Genus...
- migratory raptors: Grey-faced Buzzards Butastur indicus and Honey-buzzards Pernis apivorus". Ornithological Science. 5 (2): 151–156. doi:10.2326/osj.5.151. Smith...
- (Phylloscopus sibilatrix), stock dove (Columba oenas), European honey buzzard (Pernis apivorus) and northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis). Common buzzard (Buteo buteo)...
- Neophron percnopterus (endangered) European honey-buzzard, Pernis apivorus Oriental honey-buzzard, Pernis ptilorhynchus (A) Cinereous vulture, Aegypius monachus...
- migration times. More common species, such as the European honey buzzard Pernis apivorus, can be counted in hundreds of thousands in autumn. Other barriers...
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