Oriental honey-buzzard

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Oriental honey-buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus) is a medium sized raptor of the Family Accipitridae. Unusually for raptors they feed largely on the larvae and honey of bees and wasps, see video below. They are found across central and southern Asia from Pakistan to Japan.

Order..: Accipitriformes
Family.: Accipitridae
Genus..: Pernis

Species: Pernis ptilorhynchus

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