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African Marsh-Harrier

Circus ranivorus (Daudin, FM 1800)

The African marsh harrier is a bird of prey belonging to the harrier genus Circus. It is largely resident in wetland habitats in southern, central and eastern Africa from South Africa north to South Sudan. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
   Circus
Scientific:
  Circus ranivorus


Original description

Citation:
  (Daudin, FM 1800)

Reference:
   Traité Élém. Compl. Orn. 2 p.170

Protonym:
  Falco ranivorus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39476164


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2A2C169BF24B092E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2A2C169B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2A2C169B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559300

Geographic range:

  • Circus ranivorus: Marshes and grasslands of e and s Africa
English:
African Marsh-Harrier
Catalan:
Arpella africana
Czech:
moták africký
Danish:
Afrikansk Rørhøg
German:
Froschweihe
Spanish:
Aguilucho Lagunero Etiópico
Spanish (Spain):
Aguilucho Lagunero Etiópico
Finnish:
afrikansuohaukka
French:
Busard grenouillard
Croatian:
afrička eja
Hungarian:
békászó rétihéja
Italian:
Albanella africana
Japanese (romaji):
afurikachuuhi
Japanese:
アフリカチュウヒ
Lithuanian:
Afrikinė lingė
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Bruine Kiekendief
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Afrikasivhauk
Norwegian:
Afrikasivhauk
Polish:
błotniak afrykański
Portuguese:
Tartaranhão-dos-pântanos
Russian:
Африканский лунь
Slovak:
kaňa žabožravá
Serbian:
Afrička eja močvarica
Swedish:
grodkärrhök
Ukrainian:
Лунь африканський
Chinese:
非洲泽鹞
Chinese (Traditional):
非洲鷂


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Busard grenouillard ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Busard grenouillard ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus)
Clements, version 2021:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Marsh-harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Circus ranivorus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Circus ranivorus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Circus ranivorus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
African Marsh-Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
African Marsh Harrier ( Circus ranivorus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Circus ranivorus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Circus ranivorus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Circus [aeruginosus, approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Paddavreter, Afrikaanse Paddavreter (Afrikaanse Vleivalk), Afrikaanse Vleivalk, Afrikaanse Vleivalk (Paddavreter)
Azerbaijani: Afrika bataqlıq leyi
Bengali: িঅচিকান ঩ানকা঩াচ঳
Bengali (transliteration): āphrikāna pānakāpāsi*
Catalan: Arpella africana
Czech: Moták africký
Danish: Afrikansk Rørhøg
German: Afrikanische Rohrweihe, Froschweihe
Greek: Αφρικανικός Καλαμόκιρκος
English: African Harrier, African Marsh Harrier, African Marsh-Harrier, South African Marsh Harrier
English (United Kingdom): African Marsh Harrier
English, HBW: African Marsh-harrier
English (IOC): African Marsh Harrier
English (Kenya): African Marsh Harrier
English (United States): African Marsh-Harrier
Esperanto: Ranomanĝa cirkuo
Spanish: Aguilucho de Etiopía, Aguilucho Lagunero Etiópico
Spanish (Spain): Aguilucho Lagunero Etiópico
Spanish (HBW): African Marsh-Harrier
Estonian: aafrika loorkull
Finnish: Afrikansuohaukka
French: Busard d'Afrique, Busard grenouillard
Hebrew: זרון סוף אפריקני
Croatian: afrička eja
Hungarian: békászó rétihéja
Italian: Albanella africana, Falco di palude africano
Japanese (romaji): afurikachuuhi
Japanese: アフリカチュウヒ
Mongolian, Halh: намгийн сахиа, намгийн хулд, намгийн цагаан элэгт
Scientific: Circus aeruginosus ranivorus, Circus le vaillantii, Circus ranivorous, Circus ranivorus, Circus ranivorus aequatorialis, Circus ranivorus ranivorus, Falco ranivorus
Lithuanian: Afrikinė lingė
Mongolian: намгийн сахиа, намгийн хулд, намгийн хяргууцай, намгийн цагаан элэгт
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): намгийн хяргууцай
Dutch: Afrikaanse Bruine Kiekendief
Norwegian Nynorsk: Afrikasivhauk
Norwegian: Afrikasivhauk
Polish: blotniak afrykanski, błotniak afrykański
Portuguese: Tartaranhão-dos-pântanos
Portuguese (Portugal): tartaranhão-africano
Russian: Африканский болотный лунь, Африканский лунь
Slovak: kaňa žabožravá
Serbian: Afrička eja močvarica
Sotho, Southern: 'Mankholi-kholi, Mankholi-kholi
Swedish: Grodkärrhök
Swahili: Kipondya wa Afrika
Tswana: Mmankgôdi
Turkish: Afrika saz delicesi
Tsonga: Nghotsana
Ukrainian: Лунь африканський
Chinese: 非洲泽鹞
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲鷂
Zulu: uMamhlangeni

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