Buzzard and Golden Eagle feeding on other avian predators

On 2nd July 1972, near Appin, Argyll, we found an unusual food item at a nest of Buzzards Buteo buteo. Beside the nearly fledged young Buzzard were the fresh remains of a young Tawny Owl Strix aluco (plate 51b), all of which had been eaten except the sacrum and legs. The nest, in a fork of a beech eight metres above the ground, was at le


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