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Eurasian Marsh-Harrier
Circus aeruginosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Circus

Scientific:
  Circus aeruginosus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.91

Protonym:
  Falco aeruginosus

Avibase ID:
  E2A19474E62F83E1

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559297

Geographic range:

  • Circus aeruginosus aeruginosus: breeds western and central Palearctic; winters in sub-Saharan Africa (south to northern South Africa) and south Asia
  • Circus aeruginosus harterti: Morocco to Tunisia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Western Marsh-Harrier
Czech:
  moták pochop
German:
  Rohrweihe
Danish:
  Rørhøg
Spanish:
  Aguilucho Lagunero Occidental
Finnish:
  ruskosuohaukka
French:
  Busard des roseaux
Icelandic:
  Brúnheiðir
Italian:
  Falco di palude
Japanese:
  yo-roppachuuhi
Japanese:
  ヨーロッパチュウヒ
Dutch:
  Bruine Kiekendief
Norwegian:
  Sivhauk
Polish:
  błotniak stawowy
Portuguese:
  Tartaranhão-ruivo-dos-pauis
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Eurasian Marsh-Harrier
Russian:
  Камышовый лунь
Slovak:
  kaňa močiarna
Swedish:
  brun kärrhök
Chinese:
  白头鹞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Eurasian Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Busard des roseaux ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Busard des roseaux ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Eurasian Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Western Marsh-harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Western Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Eurasian Marsh Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus)
James Lee Peters:
    Circus aeruginosus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Circus aeruginosus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Circus aeruginosus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Western Marsh-Harrier ( Circus aeruginosus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Circus aeruginosus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Circus aeruginosus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Europese Paddavreter, Europese Vleivalk
Arabic: مرزة البطائح, مرزة البطائح مساح الريضان
Asturian: Aguiluchu Prietu, Aiglina Llagunera
Azerbaijani: Qamışlıq belibağlısı
Belarusian: Балотны лунь
Bulgarian: Тръстиков блатар
Bengali: পশ্চিমা পানকাপাসি
Breton: Ar skoul-korz
Catalan: Arpella, Arpella comuna, Arpella vulgar, Arpellot de marjal
Catalan (Balears): Arpella
Valencian: Arpellot de marjal
Czech: Moták pochop, pochop rákosný
Welsh: Bod y gwerni, Bod y wern, Boda'r gwerni, Boda'r y gors, Hebog y gors
Danish: Rørhøg
German: Europäische Rohrweihe, Rohrweihe
Greek: Βαλτοσιάχινο, Καλαμόκιρκος
Greek (Cypriot): Βαλτοσιάχινο
English: Asian marsh harrier, Eurasian Marsh Harrier, Eurasian Marsh-Harrier, European Marsh Harrier, European Marsh-Harrier, Marsh Harrier, Northern Marsh Harrier, Swamp Harrier, Western Marsh Harrier, Western Marsh-Harrier
English (United Kingdom): Western Marsh Harrier
English (Kenya): Western Marsh Harrier
English (UAE): Western Marsh Harrier
Esperanto: Mar^ca cirkuo, Marĉa cirkuo
Spanish: Aguillucho Lagunero, Aguilucho lagunero, Águilucho lagunero, Aguilucho Lagunero Occidental, Águilucho Lagunero Occidental
Spanish (Spain): Aguilucho Lagunero Occidental
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Aguilucho Lagunero
Estonian: Roo-loorkull
Basque: Arpella vulgar, Zingira mirotz, Zingira-mirotza
Persian: سنقر تالابی
Finnish: Ruskosuohaukka
Faroese: Blotaheykur, Blotheykur
French: Busard des roseaux, Busard harpaye, Circaète Jean-le-Blanc
Irish: Cromán mona, Cromán Móna, Préachán na gcrearc
Gaelic: Clamhan Loin
Galician: Arpella vulgar, Tartaraña das xunqueiras
Manx: Shirragh ny bogleeyn
Hebrew: זרון סוף
Croatian: Eja Mocvarica, Eja Močvarica, Eja pijuljača
Hungarian: Barna rétihéja
Armenian: [Chahchachurak ], Ճահճաճուռակ, Ճահճային Մկնաճուռակ
Indonesian: Elang rawa, Elangrawa Katak, Elang-rawa katak
Icelandic: Brúnheiðir
Italian: Falco di palude
Japanese: chuuhi, yoaroppachuuhi, Yooroppa chuuhi, yōroppa chūhi, yo-roppachuuhi, Youroppa-Chuuhi
Japanese: チュウヒ, ヨアロッパチュウヒ, ヨーロッパチュウヒ
Japanese (Kanji): ヨーロッパ沢鵟
Georgian: ჭაობის ძელქორი
Khakas: Сар
Kazakh: Саз құладыны
Kazakh (Transliteration): saz quladını
Korean: 개구리매
Cornish: Helghyer gwern
Latin: Circus aeruginosus
Luxembourgish: Brong Wei , Brongen Hénkeldéif
Lithuanian: Nendrine linge, Nendrinė lingė
Latvian: Niedru lija
Maori: kahu
Macedonian: Блатен жабар, Блатна еја, Еја мочуришна
Malayalam: കരിതപ്പി 
Mongolian: Намгийн хулд, Намгийн цагаан элэгт
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠨᠠᠮᠣᠭ ᠦᠨ ᠬᠣᠯᠲᠣ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠨᠠᠮᠥᠭ ᠦᠨ ᠬᠢᠷᠣᠭᠣᠴᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Намгийн хяргууцай
Mongolian (Transliteration): namgiŋ khuld, namgiŋ khyarguutsai, namgiŋ tsag aaŋ elegt
Maltese: Bugħadam Aħmar
Dutch: Bruine Kiekendief
Norwegian: Brun kjerrhøk, Sivhauk
Polish: blotniak stawowy, Błotniak stawowy
Pinyin: bái-tóu yào
Portuguese: Águia-sapeira, tartaranhão dos pauis, Tartaranhão-dos-pauis, Tartaranhão-dos-pauis-africano, Tartaranhão-ruivo-dos-pauis, Tartaranhão-ruivo-dos-paúis
Portuguese (Portugal): Águia-sapeira
Romansh: Melv da channa
Romanian: Erete de stuf
Russian: Bolotny Lun, Болотный лунь, камышовый лунь, Лунь болотный
Scots: Clamhan loin
Slovak: Kaňa močiarna
Slovenian: rjavi lunj
Albanian: Shqipja e kenetes, Shqipja e kënetës
Serbian: eja mocvarica, eja močvarica, Eja мочварика, Еја мочварица
Swedish: Brun kärrhök
Swahili: Kipondya wa Ulaya
Tamil: Setru Poonai Parundhu
Thai: เหยี่ยวทุ่งพันธุ์ยูเรเซีย
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw-tʰûŋ pʰan yuu-ree-sia
Turkish: Kırmızı Doğan, Saz delicesi, Саз құладыны
Tuvinian: Тулаа кускежизи
Ukrainian: Болотяний лунь, Лунь очеретяний , Очеретяний лунь
Vietnamese: Diều đầu trắng
Chinese: [bai-tou yao], 白头鹞
Chinese (Traditional): 白頭鷂

 

         

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