Montagu's Harrier

Circus pygargus - Busard cendré

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Circus

  • Species
    :

    pygargus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 50 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 97 à 115 cm.
  • Weight
    : 300 à 450 g
Longevity

16 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Busard cendré,
  • Aguilucho Cenizo,
  • Tartaranhão-caçador,
  • Wiesenweihe,
  • Hamvas rétihéja,
  • Grauwe Kiekendief,
  • Albanella minore,
  • Ängshök,
  • Enghauk,
  • kaňa popolavá,
  • moták lužní,
  • Hedehøg,
  • niittysuohaukka,
  • Blouvleivalk (-paddavreter),
  • arpella cendrosa,
  • Gráheiðir,
  • błotniak łąkowy,
  • pļavu lija,
  • močvirski lunj,
  • Луговой лунь,
  • ヒメハイイロチュウヒ,
  • 乌灰鹞,
  • 烏灰鷂,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations

Geographic range

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