Honey Buzzard

Pernis apivorus

Uncommon passage migrant.

BOU Name
European Honey-buzzard
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Honey Buzzard 06 Sep 2021 Woodham Fen EWT Alan Shearring 1 heading south at medium height, chased off by one of the resident Common buzzards, quite an aerial battle ensued
Honey Buzzard 12 Aug 2021 Good Easter Martin Henry 1 soaring high heading SE towards Roxwell and calling loudly consistently
Honey Buzzard 22 Oct 2020 East Mersea Simon Banks 1 Seen 10:25 over channel between Langenhoe Marsh and Reeveshall Marsh, dark bird, probable juv, flew off towards Brightlingsea. Description follows!
Honey Buzzard 12 Jul 2020 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 1 Over firs chase cemetery it drafted to copt hall found by DOUGAL URQUHART
Honey Buzzard 07 Jul 2019 Great Baddow, Chelmsford David Pallash 1 Glided east over house and circled twice before continuing. First I’ve seen in the area.
Honey Buzzard 06 Jul 2019 Friday Wood Andrew Goodey 1 Soaring along Cherry Tree Lane
Honey Buzzard 10 May 2019 Ingatestone Graham Smith 1 Soaing below clouds for 3-4 minutes before speeding up and flapping and gliding its way SE over garden. A bird with a classically marked underwing pattern. Was looking for Swifts but had to do with this..............
Honey Buzzard 20 Oct 2018 Holland Haven Paul Brayshaw 1 juvenile came from Hamford Water direction, south of the farm and continuing away west
Honey Buzzard 14 Jul 2018 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 soaring over Hamford Water, gained height and drifted off towards the north-west - nice surprise for July
Honey Buzzard 23 May 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 In off sea directly in front of my desk window 0938-0940, mobbed by gulls then low inland
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