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 Common Buzzard
  
 
 Sighting
no.2.2038
typeCasual
statusConfirmed
visibilityPublic
  
 
time30 October 2012
at 2430 hrs
  
 
vicinity
County Galway, Ireland
coords
gridrefOSI M 89781 19077
decimal53.22202, -8.15301
degrees53° 13' 19.3" N, -8° 9' 10.8" W
co-ordsvisible
landmarks
approx 0.43 miles 275° due west of
Redmount Hill, Galway, Ireland hill
and 1.26 miles 117° south-east of
An Baile Mór (Laurencetown), Galway, Ireland
habitat
not specified
conditions
visibilitynot specified
rainnot specified
windnot specified
  
 
speciesCommon Buzzard
quantity1
 
behaviournot specified
 
appearanceBrown plumage, wing span up to 5ft. might have been hunting a rat or rabbit in field across road. 4th time in 2 years that i've seen it. first time i saw it the bird was picking up a dead cat in the road and flew away with it. i live in a very high point with groves of tall trees
  
 
observerArthur Carr
  
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