Crested Honey Buzzard

Type
Species Summary

Summary

A juvenile bird was at the Golf Club for some weeks from January 2018, and reappeared early May. It favoured the tall trees between hole 7 and 9 and was often in the same area as an adult Steppe Buzzard. A vagrant to our area although wintering birds regularly occur in the east of the Kingdom.

Crested Honey Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus)Thumbnail

Status in KAUST

Vagrant

Abundance in KAUST

5 - Rare

Places seen in KAUST
Golf CourseThumbnail
Search pictures of Crested Honey Buzzard in KAUST
Example Image
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Image from Brian James

Seasonality in KAUST (number of years since KAUST's founding when this species was observed in a given month):
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110110000000

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