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Hen harrier
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:
  F558C7F96E40C134

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175430

Geographic range:

  • Circus cyaneus: Widespread Eurasia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Hen Harrier
Czech:
  moták pilich
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):
  Hen harrier
Russian:
  Полевой лунь
Slovak:
  kaňa sivá
Swedish:
  blå kärrhök
Chinese:
  白尾鹞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Northern Harrier (Eurasian) ( Circus cyaneus cyaneus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Northern Harrier (Eurasian) ( Circus cyaneus cyaneus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Northern Harrier (Eurasian) ( Circus cyaneus cyaneus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Northern Harrier (Eurasian) ( Circus cyaneus cyaneus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Northern Harrier (Eurasian) ( Circus cyaneus cyaneus)
eBird version 2015:
   Northern Harrier (Eurasian) ( Circus cyaneus cyaneus)
eBird version 2016:
   Northern Harrier (Eurasian) ( Circus cyaneus cyaneus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Hen Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Northern Harrier ( Circus cyaneus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Circus cyaneus cyaneus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Arabic: مرزة الدجاج, مرزة الدجاج مساح الريضان
Asturian: Blanquín, El Blanquín
Azerbaijani: Tarla belibağlısı
Belarusian: Палявы лунь
Bulgarian: Полски блатар
Bengali: মুরগি কাপাসি
Breton: Ar skoul louet
Catalan: Arpella pàl·lida, Arpella pàl·lida comuna, Arpella pàllida, 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: Kornweihe, Kornweiher, Kornweiher-cyaneus
Greek: Βαλτόκιρκος, Ορνιθοσιάχινο, Χειμωνόκιρκος
Greek (Cypriot): Ορνιθοσιάχινο
Emiliano-romagnolo: Puianétt
English: European Northern Harrier, Hen harrier, northern harrier, Northern Harrier (Eurasian)
Esperanto: Blua cirkuo
Spanish: Aguillucho Pálido, Aguilucho norteño, Aguilucho Palido, Aguilucho Pálido, Gavilán de Ciénaga, Gavilán pantanero, Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Colombia): Aguilucho Pálido
Spanish (Costa Rica): Aguilucho norteño
Spanish (Cuba): Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Honduras): Gavilán pantanero
Spanish (Mexico): gavilán rastrero
Spanish (Nicaragua): Aguilucho Pálido
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguilucho Pálido
Estonian: Välja-loorkull
Basque: Arpella pàl·lida, Mirotz zuri, Mirotz zuria
Persian: سنقر خاکستری
Finnish: Sinisuohaukka
Faroese: Fenheykur, Heykur
French: Busard des roseaux, Busard Saint-Martin
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, Circus cyaneus cyaneus
Luxembourgish: Wanterhénkeldéif, Wanterwei
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, Tartaranhão-cinzento
Romansh: Melv da graun
Romanian: Erete vânăt
Russian: 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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