The lizard buzzard is a bird of prey. It belongs to the family Accipitridae. Despite its name, it may be more closely related to the '' Accipiter '' hawks than the '' Buteo '' buzzards.
The lizard buzzard occurs in tropical Africa south of the Sahara. It is a bird of open woodland, which builds a stick nest in the fork of a tree or the crown of a palm tree. The clutch is one to three eggs.
The lizard buzzard is a smallish stocky raptor at 36 cm in length. The upperparts,.. more