The birds of prey are the same as those of central Europe, and include the sea eagle, alpine vulture (Gyps fulvus), buzzard, kites (Gypaetus barbatus and Milvus ater), hawks (e.g.
Vultures are represented by only one species, the turkey buzzard, which is the universal scavenger of the fields, and until recent years even of the cities, and has always been protected by custom and the Laws of the Indies.
Among the birds are the vulture, eagle, falcon, buzzard, kite, lark, nightingale, heron, stork and bustard.
Hughlings-Jackson, Thomas Buzzard, Henry C. Bastian (b.
Some more or less immune creatures are the mongoose, the hedgehog and the pig, the secretary-bird, the honey buzzard, the stork and probably other snake-eaters.
LEIGHTON BUZZARD, a market town in the southern parliamentary division of Bedfordshire, England, 40 m.
The " turkey-buzzard " - turkey-vulture - (very valuable as a scavenger) is seen occasionally, especially in the south and south-west.
Birds of passage include the buzzard, kite, quail, wild fowl of various kinds, golden thrush, wagtail, linnet, finch and nightingale.
The longlegged buzzard is found throughout Egypt, as are owls.
An eagle with buzzard-like habits, the Leucopternis plumbea, is likewise common in Ecuador.
Among the vultures the turkey-buzzard group (Rhinogryphus or Cathartes), including the R.
Among the indigenous birds are some birds of prey, as the African vulture, the falcon, the buzzard, the sparrow-hawk and the kite.
The turkey-buzzard is found mainly in the plains country.
The turkey-buzzard and the barn-owl are resident.
At Leighton Buzzard they are dug on a large scale for various purposes.
The main line of the same company serves Leighton Buzzard in the south-west, and there is a branch thence to Dunstable, which, with Luton, is also served by a branch of the Great Northern line.
The other urban districts are - Ampthill (2,77), Biggleswade (5120), Kempston, connected with Bedford to the south-west (4729), and Leighton Buzzard (6331).
Fine Norman and Early English work is seen at Dunstable and Elstow, and the later style is illustrated by the large cruciform churches at Leighton Buzzard and at Felmersham on the Ouse above Bedford.