from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bird of prey of the genus Pernis, subfamily Buteoninæ, and family Falconidæ; a pern.
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The honey-buzzard (_Pernis apivorus_), a summer-visitor from the south, and breeding, or attempting to breed, yearly in the New
I have already spoken of the foresight shown by ferrets and buzzards in respect of adders; in like manner a young honey-buzzard, on being shown a wasp for the first time, immediately devoured it after having squeezed the sting from its body.
One shining example of the Italy that works has been the suppression of honey-buzzard poaching at the Strait of Messina.