STEPPE BUZZARD

(Buteo Vulpinus previously - Buteo buteo)

Also known as Eurasian Buzzard, Common Buzzard

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Roberts VI/ VII 149 / 381
Clements 2000 30.1890
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 30-181

 

A medium sized bird (45 cm to 50 cm) which breeds in Eurasia and north Africa. In southern Africa it is a common non breeding migrant found throughout except in the drier west. It is found in open savannah, living off insects, small birds and mammals

 

List of Stamps showing Steppe Buzzard

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Alderney     2008 34p
Austria 1219 0986 1950 5s
Azores 0489 0394 1988 100e
Congo (Brazzaville) 1340 1354 1993 45 f
Denmark 1394   2004 6k
Germany (East) 0867 1149 1965 20p
Germany (West) 1649 0755 1973 30+15p
Hungary (WWF) 3513 3630 1983 8Ft
Korea (North) 3113 3260 1992 20ch
Liechtenstein 0179 0176 1939 30r
Mongolia 0575 0599 1970 10m
Rumania 6788   2007 2le50
Russia 3217 3146 1965 1k
Sierra Leone 2960   1998 Le 2000
Spain 3480  3385 1998 35p
Turkey 2212 2074 1967 270k
Turkey 3575m   2004 700 000l
Vietnam Republic 2184 2920 1998 3000d