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Siberian Rough-legged Hawk

Buteo lagopus menzbieri (Dementiev, 1951)

Сибирский зимняк | Сiбiр айнақанат тілеміш

Ile region, Almaty oblast
© Askar Isabekov


Light race. Dominant colour of upper parts is light brown. Edges of feathers on mante and scapulars are usually whitish. Under parts lighter, the streaks on throat and craw slightly developed. Feathers on belly, flanks and legs are light dark-barred. Tail-bands are narrower and rarer, base of tail feathers is white. Male wing length 416-450 (434), female 435-470 (451) mm.


Winters in Kazakhstan; the range of distribution isn't explored.


Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург. Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.


relative taxons

Buteo lagopus
(Pontoppidan, 1763)
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Buteo lagopus lagopus
(Pontoppidan, 1763)
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