buzzard


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between hawk and buzzard

Caught between two extremes or two factions. The settlers on the border of the two warring states found themselves caught between hawk and buzzard.
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buzzard meat

Someone or something that is dead or obsolete. If my brother catches us messing with his stuff, we'll be buzzard meat!
See also: buzzard, meat

buzzard

n. an old man; a mean old man. (Especially with old.) Some old buzzard is at the door asking for Mary Wilson.

buzzard meat

n. someone or something that is dead or outdated. If you don’t watch out, you’re going to become buzzard meat!
See also: buzzard, meat
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When snow covers the ground owls, buzzards, kites and kestrels, which depend for sustenance upon small mammals, suddenly find access to this vital source of food denied.
Taking to coach Buzzards direction as a junior in 1970, Holm was undefeated through most of the regular season.
Buzzard Hollow Beef was recently accepted as a finalist in the 2017 Women in Horror Film Fest.
What I enjoy is seeing the fans light up," Buzzard said.
BUZZARDS remain protected (Chronicle, November 21) but a clear point of law was decided last week by the High Court: Natural England (NE), which decides all wildlife management licences, must consider any application for the control of protected birds on its merits, without distinguishing between species or the purpose for which a licence is being sought.
And Northumberland Wildlife Trust commented: "We worry that if buzzard removal is allowed, what comes next when a species becomes inconvenient to us or can be easily blamed for a problem?
Police say when the man approached two men, one of them fired a rifle over his head at a flying turkey buzzard.
When they approached the buzzard they found it had a large metal spring trap attached to its leg.
Loss of habitat for both the birds and their prey must play a part in their decline, but I wonder if the dramatic increase in the buzzard population has also had an effect?
A HUGE buzzard, which three days earlier looked near to being ro1 ad-kill, takes to the sky and freedom to find her love.
BART the buzzard is a free bird again - a year after being caught in a rabbit snare.
ONCE again a buzzard has attacked rare osprey chicks in their nest at the Lochter Activity Centre outside Oldmeldrum.
Sister Rabbit plays some definitely mean and destructive tricks on her fellow creatures, such as getting Buzzard to wear a crown of flammable twigs while dancing the Fire Dance as long as she is singing, with the result being Buzzard's head feathers catch fire.
Britain's Buzzard oilfield suffered another production glitch, frustrating traders and prompting one to say that the frequent disruptions to the flow of crude that sets the Brent benchmark were "worse than Nigeria.
On March 15, 2010, a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus was isolated from the carcass of a common buzzard (Buteo buteo) in Bulgaria.