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White‑eyed Buzzard Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Butastur teesa
Family : Accipitridae
Order : Accipitriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Deciduous forest
Description : White-eyed Buzzard is a medium-sized greyish-brown raptor with prominent white eyes.It looks greyish-brown from above and barred brown and white from below.Its bill is black on the tip,white or pale yellow irises and dingy orange-yellow legs and feet.Both sexes look alike and the juvenile is paler on its underside than the adult. The breeding season of them occurs from February to May. Their nest is a loose platform of twigs, similar to that of a crow, and is sometimes placed in a leafless tree. The typical clutch size consists of three unspotted, white eggs. Both male and female eagles participate in nest-building and feeding the young. However, it is the female who takes on the responsibility of incubating the eggs alone for approximately 19 days until they hatch.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;photo credit: Saurabh Agrawal (www.inaturalist.org/people/ Saurabh Agrawal ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Gerbenth(www.xeno-canto.org/Gerbenth), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.