A winter visitor In the Inter-State Chandigarh Region (ISCR) the Long-legged Buzzard is a raptor found aplenty in rocky areas including Morni hills and Kasauli hills. The bird mostly prefers shrubs and cultivation as its ideal habitats but is adaptable and can nest in rocks, cliffs and even trees depending on the situation. Long-legged Buzzards are mostly solitary birds, but can be found in lone pairs occasionally. The bird’s breeding period in India has been observed to be in March and July.
Image: Bhaarat Vyas