Category Archives: Common Buzzard

A wing and a prayer.

We received a call Saturday afternoon about a Buzzard that had got caught up in barbed wire near to Hope, Derbyshire. John Moseley was out walking his gun dogs in the vicinity of Hadfields Quarry Derbyshire Wildlife Trust when one of the … Continue reading

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Common Buzzard put down after being fatally injured in spring trap

Moorland owners and conservationists concerned at buzzard death in national park Conservation organisations and representatives of moorland owners have condemned the illegal trapping of a buzzard at Winscar Reservoir, near Holmfirth, in the northern Peak District National Park. Police, land … Continue reading

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Too weak to fly

On the 10th of September 2013, we received a call from one of the local RSPB wardens. A bird of prey had been brought into their office in Tintwistle, it had been found close to a public footpath and did … Continue reading

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Recoveries – Merlin (male) DD18698, Buzzard GC49780

We have received notice of 2 recoveries DD18698 – A Male Merlin, 1 of a brood of 5 birds ringed at a confidential site near Meltham in 2004. The bird was recovered dead near to Hebden Bridge on the 7th of … Continue reading

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Recoveries 2013

We have recently received details of 2 recoveries GN04365 – Common Buzzard  One of a brood of 3 ringed on the 8th of June 2006 at a confidential site in South Yorkshire (Buzzards were still uncommon in our area at that … Continue reading

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Recoveries – October 2012

We have received 3 recoveries, all 3 were birds ringed this summer and all 3 birds died within a short distance of their nest site. Maps are not being shown for these recoveries to protect the nest sites. We would … Continue reading

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Recovery Common Buzzard (GR38840)

We have received notice of the recovery of GR38840 a Common Buzzard ringed near Glossop Derbyshire on 14th of June 2012, the unfortunate bird was found freshly dead on the 11th of September 2012 near Lytham St Anne’s, Lancashire, after a railway collision. … Continue reading

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