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Northern Harrier
Circus [cyaneus or hudsonius] (= Circus cyaneus) (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Circus

Scientific:
  Circus cyaneus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.126

Protonym:
  Falco cyaneus

Avibase ID:
  82745BAA8BE0E1BE

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175430

Geographic range:

  • Circus cyaneus: Widespread Eurasia
  • Circus hudsonius: Widespread North America; winters to n South America
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Hen or American Harrier
Czech:
  moták pillich
German:
  Kornweihe
Danish:
  Blå Kærhøg
Spanish:
  Aguilucho Pálido
Finnish:
  sinisuohaukka
French:
  Busard Saint-Martin
Icelandic:
  Bláheiðir
Italian:
  Albanella reale
Japanese:
  haiirochuuhi
Japanese:
  ハイイロチュウヒ
Dutch:
  Blauwe Kiekendief
Norwegian:
  Myrhauk
Polish:
  błotniak zbożowy
Portuguese:
  Tartaranhão-azulado
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Northern Harrier
Russian:
  Полевой лунь
Slovak:
  kaňa sivá
Swedish:
  Blå kärrhök
Chinese:
  白尾鹞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Hen or American Harrier ( Circus [cyaneus or hudsonius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Hen or American Harrier ( Circus [cyaneus or hudsonius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Hen or American Harrier ( Circus [cyaneus or hudsonius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Hen or American Harrier ( Circus [cyaneus or hudsonius])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Busard Saint-Martin ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Busard Saint-Martin ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Circus cyaneus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Circus cyaneus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Circus cyaneus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Circus cyaneus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Circus cyaneus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Arabic: مرزة الدجاج, مرزة الدجاج مساح الريضان
Asturian: Blanquín
Azerbaijani: Tarla belibağlısı
Belarusian: Палявы лунь
Bulgarian: Полски блатар
Bengali: মুরগি কাপাসি
Breton: Ar skoul louet
Catalan: Arpella pàl·lida, Arpella pàŀlida, Arpellot pàl·lid
Catalan (Balears): Arpella pàl·lida
Valencian: Arpellot pàl·lid
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): malfini savann
Czech: Moták pilich, moták pillich
Welsh: Barcud glâs, Bod tinwen, Bod tinwyn, Boda tinwyn, Cudwalch, Hebog llwydlas
Danish: Blå kærhøg
German: Hudsonweihe, Kornweihe, Kornweiher
Greek: Βαλτόκιρκος, Χειμωνόκιρκος
Greek (Cypriot): Ορνιθοσιάχινο
Emiliano-romagnolo: Puianétt
English: Hen Harrier, Hen or American Harrier, Marsh Hawk, Northern Harrier, Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier, White-rumped Harrier
Esperanto: Blua cirkuo
Spanish: Aguilucho norteño, Aguilucho Pálido, Águilucho Pálido, Gavilán de Ciénaga, Gavilán pantanero, Gavilán Rastero, Gavilán Rastrero, Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Colombia): Aguilucho Pálido
Spanish (Costa Rica): Aguilucho norteño
Spanish (Cuba): Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gavilán de Ciénaga, Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Honduras): Gavilán pantanero
Spanish (Mexico): Gavilán Rastero, gavilán rastrero
Spanish (Nicaragua): Aguilucho Pálido
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguilucho Pálido
Estonian: Välja-loorkull
Basque: Arpella pàl·lida, Mirotz zuri, Mirotz zuria
Finnish: Sinisuohaukka
Faroese: Fenheykur, Heykur
French: Busard des marais, Busard des roseaux, Busard Saint-Martin, Busard Saint-Martin ou B. des marais
Irish: Cromán na gCearc, Cromán nag Cearc
Gaelic: Aunt-eun Fiorm, Breid air Toin, Clamhan nan Cearc
Galician: Arpella pàl·lida, Gatafornela
Manx: Shirragh ny giark
Haitian Creole French: Gwo Malfini savann
Hebrew: זרון תכול
Croatian: Eja Strnjarica
Hungarian: Kékes rétihéja
Armenian: [Dashtain Mknachurak ], Դաժտային Մկնաճուռակ, Դաշտային Մկնաճուռակ
Icelandic: Bláheiðir
Italian: Albanella reale
Japanese: hai-iro chūhi, Haiiro-chuhi, haiirochuuhi, Haiiro-chuuhi
Japanese: ハイイロチュウヒ
Japanese (Kanji): 灰色沢鵟
Georgian: მინდვრის ძელქორი
Khakas: Агайан, самка, хулада
Kazakh: Түз құладыны
Kazakh (Transliteration): tüz quladını
Korean: 잿빛개구리매
Korean (Transliteration): jaetbit-gaeguri-mae
Cornish: Helghyer tynwyn
Latin: Circus [cyaneus or hudsonius], Circus cyaneus, Circus cyaneus cyaneus, Circus hudsonius
Luxembourgish: Wanterhénkeldéif
Lithuanian: Javine linge, Javinė lingė
Latvian: Lauku lija
Macedonian: Еја полска, Полска еја, Полски жабар
Mongolian: Саарал хулд, Цагаан элэгт
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠰᠠᠭᠠᠷᠠᠯ ᠬᠣᠯᠲᠣ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠬᠢᠷᠣᠭᠣᠴᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Хяргууцай
Mongolian (Transliteration): khyarguutsai, saaral khuld, tsag aaŋ elegt
Malay: Burung Helang Sawah Kelabu, Burung Lang Paya, Burung Lang Sayap Hitam, Helang Sawah Kelabu
Maltese: Bugħadam Abjad Prim
Dutch: Blauwe Kiekendief, Blauwe kuikendief
Norwegian: Blå kjerrhøk, Blåhøk, Myrhauk
Polish: blotniak zbozowy, błotniak zbożowy
Pinyin: bái zhuā, bái-wěi yào, huī yào, huī yīng, huī zé-kuáng, jī-diāo, jī-kuáng
Portuguese: tartaranhão azulado, Tartaranhão-azulado
Romansh: Melv da graun
Romanian: Erete vânăt
Russian: Polevoy Lun, Лунь полевой, Полевой лунь
Scots: Ant-eun fiorm, Breid air toin
Northern Sami: Jeaggefálli
Slovak: Kaňa sivá
Slovenian: pepelasti lunj, splinec
Albanian: Shqipja e fushës
Serbian: eja livadarka, poljska eja, strnarica, Пољска eja, Пољска еја, Стрнарика, Стрнарица
Swedish: Blå kärrhök
Swahili: Kipondya Kijivubuluu
Thai: เหยี่ยวทุ่งแถบเหนือ
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw-tʰûŋ tʰàeep-nĕua
Turkish: Gökçe delice, Mavi Doğan, Түз құладыны
Tuvinian: Шөл кускежизи
Ukrainian: Лунь польовий , Польовий лунь
Vietnamese: Chim Diều, Chim Diều miền bắc, Diều, Diều hen
Chinese: [bai zhua], [bai-wei yao], [hui yao], [hui ying], [hui ze-kuang], [ji-diao], 灰澤鵟, 灰鹞, 灰鹰, 白尾鷂, 白尾鹞, 白抓, 鸡, 鸡鵰
Chinese (Traditional): 灰鷂, 灰鷹, 白尾鷂, 白抓, 雞鵟, 雞鵰
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 灰澤鵟
Chinese (Taiwan): [hui ze-kuang], 灰泽, 灰澤鵟

 

         

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