honey buzzard

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honey buzzard

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(Animals) a common European bird of prey, Pernis apivorus, having broad wings and a typically dull brown plumage with white-streaked underparts: family Accipitridae (hawks, buzzards, etc). It feeds on grubs and honey from bees' nests
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Noun1.honey buzzard - Old World hawk that feeds on bee larvae and small rodents and reptileshoney buzzard - Old World hawk that feeds on bee larvae and small rodents and reptiles
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
genus Pernis, Pernis - a common European bird of prey; dull brown with white-streaked underparts
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