Tag: Rough-Legged Hawk

Visceral Gout in a Rough Legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus)

Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus) Science Article 1 abstract Visceral gout is reported for the first time in a rough legged hawk (Buteo Iagopus). Urate crystals were present on the pencardium, thoracic and abdominal air sacs, and the ventral surface of the liver. The liver and spleen also had urate crystals throughout the parenchyma. There was […]

Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Buteo lagopus | [authority] Pontoppidan, 1763 | [UK] Rough-legged Hawk | [FR] Buse pattue | [DE] Rauhfuss-Bussard | [ES] Ratonero Calzado | [NL] Ruigpootbuizerd Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Buteo are broad-winged, broad-tailed hawks, Well adapted for soaring. The bill, legs and talons are of […]