Buse variable, Buteo buteo, buzzard, buizerd, mausebussard, ormvrak, poiana, ratonero comun.
Large, short-necked, broad-winged, rather short-tailed birds, much smaller than same-shaped but longer-necked Aquila eagles and overlapping with the smaller eagles and the mostly smaller long-winged long-tailed harriers.
Tail barred, often faintly, with obscure dark band and tip; underwing often with large pale patch. Flight soaring on raised, sometimes crooked wings; occasionally hovering.
Call fairly high-pitched, almost gull-like,based on a mewing 'peeioo'
Plumage mainly brown, very exceptionally variable from pale to dark , of limited identification value except for underwing and tail bars.