Identifying Common Buzzard and Rough-legged Buzzard

In winter, Honey-buzzard is replaced by Rough-legged Buzzard as the key confusion species with Common Buzzard. This identification video talks about the features to focus to help make it a little easier to identify this sometimes difficult pair.

Recent Bird ID videos

Bar-tailed Godwit. Photograph by Tom Wallis
Godwits are large, elegant waders and relatively common in the right habitats at certain times of year. This workshop will help you to confidently identify both species.
Mallard. Photograph by John Harding
Ducks are usually easy to identify, but the females can be more challenging. This workshop will help you tell them apart with confidence.
Yellow Wagtail. Photograph by Paul Hillion

When is a yellow wagtail not a Yellow Wagtail? This video will help you separate Yellow Wagtail from Grey Wagtail and Pied Wagtail.