English: Upland Buzzard, Mongolian
Buzzard Body Length: 57-67 cm
Russian: Мохноногий курганник
German: Mongolenbussard, Hochlandbussard
French: Buse de Chine
Mongolian: Шилийн сар
Japanese: オオノスリ (O-nosuri)
Wing span: 143-161 cm
Breeding season: May-July
Egg number: 2-8
Egg colour: Brownish, darkly mottled.
Brood: 1-2 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least Concern
Habitat: Breeding pairs build a stick nest on
natural (trees, cliffs, ground, rocks) and artificial substrates ( roofs of
abandoned buildings, cattle shelters, poles, deserted car cabins, etc.) using
twigs, bones, wool, and man-made materials such as wires, cables, pieces of
metal, plastic bags, and cotton forest steppe, mountain steppe, desert steppe
and river valleys.
Food: Rodents such as voles, gerblis,
hamsters, pikas, and rarely birds.