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More pictures of the Upland buzzard, Buteo hemilasius

Upland buzzard flying

Upland buzzard flying.

Upland buzzard landing  
5 dead upland buzzards

Here a sad picture of 5 dead upland buzzards under an electricity pole. They were all electrocuted. Some bird's legs were burnt away to their knees.

This is at Namtsho a "Natural Reserve". They charge you 120 Yuan entrance fee to the reserve - more than to see Potala Palace! - to see this!

dead upland butzzard Electrocuted upland butzzard with burnt away legs.
the killing pole

The killing pole. Since it is a corner pole there is two stabilization cables - additional grounding - probably the reason for the excessive killing.

See also the blog on birdforum: