Northern Harrier

Circus hudsonius - Busard d'Amérique

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Circus

  • Species
    :

    hudsonius

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 50 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 102 à 118 cm.
  • Weight
    : 300 à 750 g
Longevity

7 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Northern Harrier (Circus hudsonius) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Busard d'Amérique,
  • Aguilucho Americano,
  • Tartaranhão-azulado,
  • Hudsonweihe,
  • Amerikaanse Blauwe Kiekendief,
  • Albanella americana,
  • amerikansk kärrhök,
  • kaňa americká,
  • Amerikansk Kærhøg,
  • arpella pàl·lida americana,
  • błotniak amerykański,
  • Американский лунь,
  • アメリカチュウヒ,
  • 北鹞,
  • 北方澤鵟,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal ; Shrubland : Boreal, Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Plantations

Geographic range

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