rough-legged buzzard
Roughleg Rough"leg`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of large hawks of the genus {Archibuteo}, having the legs feathered to the toes. Called also {rough-legged hawk}, and {rough-legged buzzard}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The best known species is {Archibuteo lagopus} of Northern Europe, with its darker American variety ({Sancti-johannis}). The latter is often nearly or quite black. The ferruginous roughleg ({Archibuteo ferrugineus}) inhabits Western North America. [1913 Webster]


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