present, whereas many localities in the southern half of its present range, especially in Scotland, the Alps and southern Norway, are simulated as unsuitable.
Busardo moro (Buteo rufinus) Long-legged Buzzard
Present recorded distribution
Climate response surface
The Long-legged Buzzard breeds in south-east Europe, from the southern Balkans to southern Russia and Transcaucasia. Although the largest well-censused European breeding population occurs in Bulgaria, it is likely that the Russian population is between three and five times greater in number. The species’ European range represents the fringe of its wider distribution that extends from north-west Africa through Turkey and the Middle East and across central Asia to ca. 90° E in north-west Mongolia, as well as south-east through Iran and Afghanistan as far as north-