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Rough-legged Buzzard

Buteo lagopus
Body LenghtF45-62cm
Distribution: From Lena to Bering Strait, Kamchatka and Sea of Okhotsk cost
Very rare in Kyushu islandD Three birds were observed at Mt. Aso in winter 2001-2002.

Some birds were observed at Isahaya city , Sone (Oita) and Mt. Aso in Jan. 2008. A adult bird observed at Isahaya city in Jan. 2010.