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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.

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- Pernis may refer to: Pernis (bird), a genus of honey-buzzards in the Perninae subfamily Pernis, Netherlands, a neighborhood of Rotterdam, Netherlands Pernis...
- 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...
- council already. Although surrounded by ports, Pernis has preserved its village-like atmosphere very well. Pernis is best known for its petrochemical industry...
- Perni Venkataramaiah, commonly known as Perni Nani, is an Indian politician from Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh. He is elected as the Member of the...
- buzzard, Pernis apivorus Crested honey buzzard, Pernis ptilorhynchus Barred honey buzzard, Pernis celebensis Philippine honey buzzard, Pernis steerei They...
- Dušan Perniš (born 28 November 1984) is a Slovak professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Dubnica. Perniš has been capped for Slovakia at...
- Catalogue listed 9 different species names of genus Pernis for these. The crested honey buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus) includes 6 subspecies shown in the...
- pp. 16–17. Tomas 2003, p. 16. Pernis & Adams 2006, p. 9. Pernis & Adams 2006, p. 13. Pernis & Adams 2006, p. 12. Pernis & Adams 2006, p. 15-16. Tomas...
- Voetbalvereniging Pernis is a Dutch football club in Pernis, Rotterdam that emerged in 2011 from a technical merger between DOTO (founded 1933) and Excelsior Pernis (founded...
- genus Pernis and Henicopernis, superficially resembling Buteo buzzards are specialist feeders on wasp nests and larvae Barred honey buzzard (Pernis celebensis)...