Honey buzzards, unlike most UK birds of prey, have adapted to a diet of insects and their larvae. They rob bee and wasp nests for the insects and their grubs inside, although a small proportion of their diet includes little mammals and reptiles.
Scientific name: Pernis apivorus
Species range provided by WWF's Wildfinder.
The following habitats are found across the Honey buzzard distribution range. Find out more about these environments, what it takes to live there and what else inhabits them.
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Additional data source: Animal Diversity Web
Year assessed: 2009
Classified by: IUCN 3.1