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Madagascar Marsh-Harrier

Circus macrosceles Newton, A, 1863

The Malagasy Harrier (Circus macrosceles) is a bird of prey belonging to the marsh harrier group of harriers. It inhabits Madagascar and the Comoro Islands in the Indian Ocean. It was formerly regarded as a subspecies of the Réunion Harrier (C. maillardi) but is increasingly treated as a separate species. It is also known as the Madagascar Harrier, Madagascar Marsh Harrier or Malagasy Marsh Harrier. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Circus

Scientific:
  Circus macrosceles

Citation:
  Newton, A, 1863

Reference:
  PZS Pt2 p.180

Protonym:
  Circus macrosceles

Avibase ID:
  C194112D138CA0BA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C194112D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824046


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Circus macrosceles: Madagascar and Comoro Islands
English:
Madagascar Marsh-Harrier
Czech:
moták madagaskarský
German:
Madagaskarweihe
Danish:
Madagaskarrørhøg
Spanish:
Aguilucho lagunero malgache
Finnish:
madagaskarinsuohaukka
French:
Busard de Madagascar
Italian:
Albanella del Madagascar
Japanese:
reyunionchuuhi
Japanese:
レユニオンチュウヒ
Dutch:
Madagaskarkiekendief
Polish:
blotniak maskarenski
Portuguese:
Gavião-de-madagascar
Russian:
Мадагаскарский болотный лунь
Slovak:
kaňa madagaskarská
Swedish:
madagaskarkärrhök
Chinese:
马岛鹞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Madagascar Marsh-Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Madagascar Marsh-Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Madagascar Marsh-Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Madagascar Marsh-Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Madagascar Marsh-Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Madagascar Marsh-Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Madagascar Marsh-Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Madagascar Marsh-harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Madagascar Marsh-harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Madagascar Marsh-harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Madagascar Marsh-harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Madagascar Marsh-harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Madagascar Marsh-harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Reunion Harrier (Malagasy) ( Circus maillardi macrosceles)
eBird version 1.52:
Reunion Harrier (Malagasy) ( Circus maillardi macrosceles)
eBird version 1.53:
Reunion Harrier (Malagasy) ( Circus maillardi macrosceles)
eBird version 1.54:
Reunion Harrier (Malagasy) ( Circus maillardi macrosceles)
eBird version 1.55:
Reunion Harrier (Malagasy) ( Circus maillardi macrosceles)
eBird version 2015:
Reunion Harrier (Malagasy) ( Circus maillardi macrosceles)
eBird version 2016:
Reunion Harrier (Malagasy) ( Circus maillardi macrosceles)
eBird version 2017:
Reunion Harrier (Malagasy) ( Circus maillardi macrosceles)
eBird version 2018:
Reunion Harrier (Malagasy) ( Circus maillardi macrosceles)
eBird version 2019:
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Madagascar Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Madagascar Marsh-harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Madagascar Marsh-harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Madagascar Marsh-harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Madagascar Marsh-harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macroceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Malagasy Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Circus spilonotus macrosceles [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Madagascar Marsh-Harrier ( Circus macrosceles) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Circus maillardi macrosceles [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Circus macrosceles [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Arpella de Madagascar
Czech: moták madagaskarský
Danish: Madagaskarrørhøg
German: Madagaskarweihe
English: Madagascar Harrier, Madagascar Marsh Harrier, Madagascar Marsh-Harrier, Malagasy Harrier, Malagasy Marsh-Harrier, Reunion Harrier (Malagasy), Réunion Marsh Harrier
English (IOC): Malagasy Harrier
Spanish: Aguilucho lagunero malgache, Aguilucho Malgache
Spanish (Spain): Aguilucho Lagunero de Reunión (macrosceles)
Spanish (HBW): Reunion Harrier (Malagasy)
Estonian: madagaskari loorkull
Finnish: madagaskarinsuohaukka
French: Busard de la Réunion, Busard de Madagascar, Busard de Maillard (macrosceles), Busard de Maillard (Madagascar)
Italian: Albanella del Madagascar
Japanese: madagasukaruchuuhi (macrosceles), reyunionchuuhi
Japanese: マダガスカルチュウヒ (macrosceles), レユニオンチュウヒ
Scientific: Circus macroceles, Circus macrosceles, Circus maillardi macrosceles, Circus spilonotus macrosceles
Lithuanian: Malagasinė lingė
Malagasy: Fanindry, Kipanga
Dutch: Madagascarkiekendief, Madagaskarkiekendief, Reunionkiekendief (Madagaskar)
Norwegian: hvitbuksivhauk (macrosceles)
Polish: Błotniak madagaskarski, blotniak maskarenski, błotniak maskareński
Portuguese: Gavião-de-madagascar
Russian: Мадагаскарский болотный лунь
Slovak: kaňa madagaskarská
Swedish: Madagaskarkärrhök
Swahili: Kipondya Malagasi
Chinese: 马岛鹞
Chinese (Traditional): 馬達加斯加鷂

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