Japanese Buzzard Buteo japonicus


Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., ?ekercio?lu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486.

Chiba, Y. and Suzuki, T. 2011. Breeding biology of the Ogasawara Buzzard endemic to the Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands. Ornithological Science 10(2): 119-129.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN. 2021. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-3. Available at: (Accessed: 09 December 2021).

Shokhrin, V. P., Glushchenko, Y. N., Surmach, S. G. andKorobov, D. V. 2020. Breeding Birds of Primorsky Krai: Eastern buzzard Buteo (buteo) japonicus. Russian Journal of Ornithology 29: 5312-5326.

Suzuki, T. and Kato, Y. 2000. Abundance of the Ogasawara Buzzard on Chichijima, the Pacific Ocean. Journal of Raptor Research 34(3): 241-243.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Buteo japonicus. Downloaded from on 23/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/05/2022.