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Western or African Marsh Harrier

Circus [aeruginosus, approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus] (= Circus aeruginosus) (Linnaeus, C 1758)




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.91

Protonym:
  Falco aeruginosus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727000


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DB65DB0A24E6857E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DB65DB0A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DB65DB0A


Taxonomic 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
  • Circus ranivorus: Marshes and grasslands of e and s Africa
  • Circus spilonotus: E Asia; winters to SE Asia, Philippines and Indonesia
  • Circus spilothorax: Central and e New Guinea
  • Circus approximans: Australasian region and sw Oceania
  • Circus maillardi: Réunion (w Indian Ocean)
  • Circus macrosceles: Madagascar and Comoro Islands
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English:
Western or African Marsh Harrier
French:
Busard des roseaux, B. d'Orient, B. de Nouvelle-Guinée, B. de Gould, B. de Maillard, B. de Madagascar, B. grenouillard


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Western or African Marsh Harrier ( Circus [aeruginosus, approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Western or African Marsh Harrier ( Circus [aeruginosus or ranivorus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Western or African Marsh Harrier ( Circus [aeruginosus, , approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Western or African Marsh Harrier ( Circus [aeruginosus, , approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Western or African Marsh Harrier ( Circus [aeruginosus, , approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Western or African Marsh Harrier ( Circus [aeruginosus, approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Western or African Marsh Harrier ( Circus [aeruginosus, approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Western or African Marsh Harrier ( Circus [aeruginosus, approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Western or African Marsh Harrier ( Circus [aeruginosus, approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Europese Paddavreter, Europese Vleivalk
Arabic: مرزة البطائح, مرزة البطائح مساح الريضان
Asturian: Aguiluchu Prietu
Azerbaijani: Qamışlıq belibağlısı
Belarusian: Балотны лунь
Bulgarian: Тръстиков блатар
Bengali: পশ্চিমা পানকাপাসি
Breton: Ar skoul-korz
Catalan: Arpella, Arpella vulgar, Arpellot de marjal
Catalan (Balears): Arpella
Valencian: Arpellot de marjal
Czech: Moták africký, Moták pochop, pochop rákosný
Welsh: Bod y gwerni, Bod y wern, Boda'r gwerni, Boda'r y gors, Hebog y gors
Danish: Afrikansk Rørhøg, Rørhøg
German: Rohrweihe
Greek: Καλαμόκιρκος
Greek (Cypriot): Βαλτοσιάχινο
English: European Marsh Harrier, Marsh Harrier, Western Marsh Harrier, Western Marsh-Harrier, Western or African Marsh Harrier
Esperanto: Marĉa cirkuo
Spanish: Aguilucho lagunero, Aguilucho Lagunero Etiópico, Aguilucho Lagunero Occidental
Estonian: aafrika loorkull, Roo-loorkull
Basque: Arpella vulgar, Zingira mirotz, Zingira-mirotza
Finnish: Afrikansuohaukka, ruskosuohaukka
Faroese: Blotaheykur, Blotheykur
French: Busard des roseaux, Busard des roseaux ou B. grenouillard, Busard des roseaux, B. d'Orient, B. de Nouvelle-Guinée, B. de Gould, B. de Maillard, B. de Madagascar, B. grenouillard, Busard harpaye
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
Icelandic: Brúnheiðir
Italian: Falco di palude
Japanese (romaji): chuuhi, Yooroppa chuuhi, Youroppa-Chuuhi
Japanese: アフリカチュウヒ, チュウヒ, ヨアロッパチュウヒ
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
Scientific: Circus [aeruginosus or ranivorus], Circus [aeruginosus, , approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus], Circus [aeruginosus, approximans, maillardi, macrosceles, spilonotus, spilothorax or ranivorus], Circus aeruginosus, Circus aeruginosus aeruginosus, Falco aeruginosus
Luxembourgish: Brongen Hénkeldéif
Lithuanian: Nendrine linge, Nendrinė lingė
Latvian: Niedru lija
Maori: kahu
Macedonian: Блатен жабар, Блатна еја, Еја мочуришна
Malayalam: കരിതപ്പി 
Mongolian: 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
Maltese: Bugħadam Aħmar
Nepali: सिम भुइ”चील
Dutch: Afrikaanse Bruine Kiekendief, Bruine Kiekendief
Norwegian: Sivhauk
Polish: błotniak stawowy
Pinyin: bái-tóu yào
Portuguese: tartaranhão dos pauis, Tartaranhão-dos-pauis, Tartaranhão-dos-pauis-africano, Tartaranhão-ruivo-dos-pauis, Tartaranhão-ruivo-dos-paúis
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 kënetës
Serbian: eja mocvarica, eja močvarica, Eja мочварика, Еја мочварица
Swedish: Brun kärrhök
Swahili: Kipondya wa Ulaya
Tamil: Setru Poonai Parundhu
Thai: เหยี่ยวทุ่งพันธุ์เอเซียตะวันออก, เหยี่ยวทุ่งพันธุ์ยูเรเซีย
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw-tʰûŋ pʰan yuu-ree-sia
Turkish: Saz delicesi
Tuvinian: Тулаа кускежизи
Ukrainian: Болотяний лунь, Лунь очеретяний , Очеретяний лунь
Vietnamese: Diều đầu trắng
Chinese: [bai-tou yao], 白头鹞, 白腹鹞
Chinese (Traditional): 白頭鷂

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