In January-March 2006, traffic casualties were counted along a total of 790 km highway in the southern Netherlands from a car driving at normal speed. Buzzards Buteo buteo were the most common victim (12), followed by Tawny Owl Strix aluco (4), Bam Owl Tyto alba (1) and Long-eared Owl Asio otus (1). Along the same stretches of highway 34 live Buzzards were recorded.