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American Harrier
Circus hudsonius (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Circus

Scientific:
  Circus hudsonius

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.128

Protonym:
  Falco hudsonius

Avibase ID:
  A091D50AA92D949C

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175431

Geographic range:

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

English:
  American Harrier
Czech:
  American Harrier
German:
  Hudsonweihe
Danish:
  Amerikansk Kærhøg
Spanish:
  Aguilucho de Hudson
Finnish:
  American Harrier
French:
  Busard des marais
Icelandic:
  American Harrier
Italian:
  Albanella americana
Japanese:
  amerikachuuhi
Japanese:
  アメリカチュウヒ
Dutch:
  Amerikaanse Blauwe Kiekendief
Norwegian:
  American Harrier
Polish:
  blotniak amerykanski
Portuguese:
  Tartaranhão-azulado
Portuguese (Brazil):
  American Harrier
Russian:
  Американский лунь
Slovak:
  kaňa americká
Swedish:
  amerikansk kärrhök
Chinese:
  北鹞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Marsh Hawk ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius)
eBird version 1.52:
   Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius)
eBird version 1.53:
   Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius)
eBird version 1.54:
   Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius)
eBird version 1.55:
   Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius)
eBird version 2015:
   Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius)
eBird version 2016:
   Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius)
eBird version 2017:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Circus [cyaneus or hudsonius] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Bulgarian: Американски полски блатар
Catalan: Arpella pàl·lida americana
Danish: Amerikansk Kærhøg
German: Hudsonweihe
English: American Harrier, Marsh Hawk, North American Northern Harrier , Northern Harrier, Northern Harrier (American)
Spanish: Aguilucho Americano, Aguilucho de Hudson, Gavilán de Ciénaga, gavilán rastrero, Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Cuba): Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gavilán de Ciénaga, Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Mexico): gavilán rastrero
Spanish (Panama): Aguilucho Norteño
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Gavilán de Ciénaga
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguilucho Pálido
Estonian: ameerika loorkull
French: Busard, Busard d'Amérique, Busard des marais, Saint-Martin d'Amérique
French (AOU): Busard des marais
Haitian Creole French: Gwo Malfini savann
Italian: Albanella americana
Japanese: amerikachuuhi
Japanese: アメリカチュウヒ
Latin: Circus cyaneus hudsonius, Circus hudsonius
Dutch: Amerikaanse Blauwe Kiekendief
Polish: blotniak amerykanski, błotniak amerykański
Portuguese: Tartaranhão-azulado
Portuguese (Portugal): Tartaranhão-cinzento-americano
Russian: Американский лунь
Slovak: kaňa americká
Serbian: Američka poljska eja
Swedish: amerikansk kärrhök
Chinese: 北鹞
Chinese (Traditional): 北方澤鵟

 

         

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