African Marsh Harrier

Circus ranivorus - Busard grenouillard

Busard grenouillard
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Circus

  • Species
    :

    ranivorus

Descriptor

Daudin, 1800

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 49 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 105 à 125 cm.
  • Weight
    : 382 à 590 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

African Marsh Harrier (Circus ranivorus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Busard grenouillard,
  • Aguilucho Lagunero Etiópico,
  • Tartaranhão-dos-pântanos,
  • Froschweihe,
  • békászó rétihéja,
  • Afrikaanse Bruine Kiekendief,
  • Albanella africana,
  • Grodkärrhök,
  • Afrikasivhauk,
  • kaňa žabožravá,
  • moták africký,
  • Afrikansk Rørhøg,
  • afrikansuohaukka,
  • Afrikaanse Vleivalk(Paddavreter),
  • arpella africana,
  • błotniak afrykański,
  • Африканский болотный лунь,
  • アフリカチュウヒ,
  • 非洲泽鹞,
  • 非洲鷂,

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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