Distribution and Habitat: Buzzards are widespread throughout Ireland, inhabiting rural, woodland, coastal, and marshland areas.
Physical Description: Medium-sized raptors with variable brown plumage, broad wings, and a pale head with a dark stripe.
Behavior and Habits: Active during the day, territorial, and known for soaring flight on thermal currents.
Diet and Feeding: Diverse diet includes small mammals, birds, insects, carrion, reptiles, and amphibians.
Breeding: Breeding once a year in early spring, building nests high in trees, and incubating 2 to 4 eggs.
Conservation Status: Recovering population in Ireland due to conservation efforts and legal protection.
Interaction with Humans: Valuable in controlling rodent populations, attracting birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.
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