TITLE

Buzzard

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Buzzard, or Turkey Vulture, a large American bird that lives in a wide range of habitats, including grasslands, forests, and deserts. The buzzard is a carrion scavenger, feeding chiefly on the remains of dead animals. The adult bird is about 30 inches (76 cm) long with a wingspread of 6 feet (1.8 m). It has a slightly hooked beak, a bare, bright red head, and grayish-black plumage.
ACCESSION #
37309889

 

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