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Royal Ontario Museum. Erika Tavares. Year: 2010.   cc-by-3.0

Buteo lagopus (Rough Legged Buzzard) is a species of birds in the family Accipitridae. It is listed in CITES Appendix II. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Rough Legged Buzzard is native to United States. It is a diurnal vertivore. Individuals can grow to 1660 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Rough Legged Buzzard has parental care (pair provides care). It relies on flight to move around.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_II
  • Definition: Appendix II lists species that are not necessarily now threatened with extinction but that may become so unless trade is closely controlled. It also includes so-called "look-alike species", i.e. species whose specimens in trade look like those of species listed for conservation reasons. International trade in specimens of Appendix-II species may be authorized by the granting of an export permit or re-export certificate. No import permit is necessary for these species under CITES (although a permit is needed in some countries that have taken stricter measures than CITES requires). Permits or certificates should only be granted if the relevant authorities are satisfied that certain conditions are met, above all that trade will not be detrimental to the survival of the species in the wild. (See Article IV of the Convention)
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/9200/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Rough-legged Buzzard. View this species on GBIF