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African Marsh-Harrier

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Alternate name
Circus ranivorus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
45 to 50 cm Length
Wetlands, waterways, marsh, fens, bogs. Up to 3000 m but normally at lower levels. Range:- Botswana, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat
Altitude
Range
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Birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles. Food  
  Habits
3382 - TSN: 559300 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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  Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Paddavreter, Afrikaanse Vleivalk
Czech: Moták africký
Danish: Afrikansk Rørhøg
German: Afrikanische Rohrweihe, Froschweihe
English: African Harrier, African Marsh Harrier, African Marsh-Harrier, South African Marsh Harrier
Spanish: Aguilucho de Etiopía, Aguilucho Lagunero Etiópico
Estonian: aafrika loorkull
Finnish: Afrikansuohaukka
French: Busard d'Afrique, Busard grenouillard
Italian: Albanella africana, Falco di palude africano
Japanese: afurikachuuhi
Japanese: アフリカチュウヒ
Latin: Circus aeruginosus ranivorus, Circus ranivorous, Circus ranivorus
Dutch: Afrikaanse Bruine Kiekendief
Norwegian: Afrikasivhauk
Polish: blotniak afrykanski, błotniak afrykański
Portuguese: Tartaranhão-dos-pântanos
Russian: Африканский болотный лунь, Африканский лунь
Slovak: kana žabožravá
Sotho, Southern: ’Mankholi-kholi, Mankholi-kholi
Swedish: Grodkärrhök
Swahili: Kipondya wa Afrika
Tswana: Mmankgôdi
Tsonga: Nghotsana
Chinese: 非洲泽鹞
Zulu: uMamhlangeni

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