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American Harrier

Circus hudsonius (Linnaeus, C 1766)

The northern harrier is a bird of prey. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Falco hudsonius

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/445253


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A091D50AA92D949C

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A091D50A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A091D50A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175431

Geographic range:

  • Circus hudsonius: Widespread North America; winters to n South America
English:
American Harrier
Catalan:
Arpella pàl·lida americana
Czech:
moták severoamerický
Danish:
Amerikansk Kærhøg
German:
Hudsonweihe
Spanish:
Aguilucho de Hudson
Spanish (Spain):
Aguilucho de Hudson
Finnish:
amerikansinisuohaukka
French:
Busard des marais
Croatian:
američka eja
Hungarian:
Amerikai rétihéja
Icelandic:
Arnheiðir
Italian:
Albanella americana
Japanese (romaji):
amerikachuuhi
Japanese:
アメリカハイイロチュウヒ
Dutch:
Amerikaanse Blauwe Kiekendief
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Mørkmyrhauk
Norwegian:
mørkmyrhauk
Polish:
błotniak amerykański
Portuguese:
Tartaranhão-azulado
Russian:
Американский лунь
Slovak:
kaňa americká
Serbian:
Američka poljska eja
Swedish:
amerikansk kärrhök
Ukrainian:
лунь американський
Chinese:
北鹞
Chinese (Traditional):
北方澤鵟


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. 23rd 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' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 63rd suppl.):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
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]
Clements, version 2018:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Northern Harrier (American) ( Circus cyaneus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
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 (03/07/2017):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Circus cyaneus hudsonius [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
American Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Northern Harrier ( Circus hudsonius) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Northern 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

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Afrikaans: Amerikaanse vleivalk
Arabic: مرزة الشمال
Belarusian: Амерыканскі лунь
Bulgarian: Американски блатар, Американски полски блатар
Bengali: িঅমভচযকান কা঩াচ঳
Bengali (transliteration): āmērikāna kāpāsi*
Catalan: Arpella pàl·lida americana, Arpella pàŀlida americana
Chipewyan: t’s’ thloatay
Cree: notshé’ eegeeweoo
Cree, Plains: notshé’ eegeeweoo
Czech: Moták americký, moták severoamerický
Welsh: Boda'r Gogledd
Danish: Amerikansk Kærhøg
German: Hudsonweihe
Greek: Αμερικανικός Χειμωνόκιρκος
English: American Harrier, Marsh harrier, Marsh Hawk, North American Northern Harrier , Northern Harrier, Northern Harrier (American)
English, HBW: Northern Harrier
English (IOC): Northern Harrier
English (United States): Northern Harrier
Esperanto: Amerika cirkuo
Spanish: Aguilucho Americano, Aguilucho de Hudson, Aguilucho rastrero, Gavilán de Ciénaga, gavilán rastrero, Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Costa Rica): Aguilucho Norteño
Spanish (Cuba): Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gavilán de Ciénaga, Gavilán Sabanero
Spanish (Spain): Aguilucho de Hudson
Spanish (HBW): Northern Harrier
Spanish (Mexico): gavilán rastrero
Spanish (Panama): Aguilucho Norteño
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Gavilán de Ciénaga
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguilucho Pálido
Estonian: ameerika loorkull
Finnish: amerikansinisuohaukka, Amerikansuohaukka
Faroese: Amerikanskur fenheykur
French: Busard, Busard d' Amérique, Busard d'Amérique, Busard des marais, Busard Saint-Martin (Amérique), Saint-Martin d'Amérique
French (AOU): Busard des marais
Frisian: Amerikaanske hoanskrobber
Irish: Cromán Meiriceánach
Galician: Tartaraña azulada americana
Haitian Creole French: Gwo Malfini savann
Hebrew: זרון אמריקני
Croatian: američka eja
Hungarian: Amerikai rétihéja
Icelandic: Arnheiðir
Italian: Albanella americana
Japanese (romaji): amerikachuuhi, amerikahaiirochuuhi, haiirochuuhi (hudsonius)
Japanese: アメリカチュウヒ, アメリカハイイロチュウヒ, ハイイロチュウヒ (hudsonius)
Scientific: Circus cyaneus hudsonius, Circus hudsonius, Circus uliginosus, Falco hudsonius, Falco uliginosus
Latvian: Amerikas lauku līja
Macedonian: Американска еја
Maltese: Bugħadam Amerikan
Dutch: Amerikaanse Blauwe Kiekendief, Amerikaanse kiekendief, Blauwe Kiekendief (Amerikaans)
Norwegian Nynorsk: Mørkmyrhauk
Norwegian: mørkmyrhauk
Polish: blotniak amerykanski, błotniak amerykański
Portuguese: Tartaranhão-azulado
Portuguese (Portugal): tartaranhão-americano, Tartaranhão-cinzento-americano
Rhaeto-Romance: Melv american
Romanian: Erete vânăt american
Russian: Американский лунь
Slovak: kaňa americká
Slovenian: Ameriški lunj
Serbian: Američka eja, Američka poljska eja
Swedish: amerikansk kärrhök
Turkish: Amerika delicesi, Amerika tuygunu
Ukrainian: Лунь (польовий) американський, лунь американський
Chinese: 北鹞
Chinese (Traditional): 北方澤鵟

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