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Black Harrier

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Black Harrier is perhaps one of the most attractive raptors in the world! This one was photographed in the West Coast National Park (Pete Morris) Alternate name
Circus maurus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
48-53 cm Length
Grassland, shrubland, flymbos, up to 3,000 m. Range:- Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa & Swaziland. Habitat
Altitude
Range
3 - 5 eggs, incubation 35 days. Ground nesting. Clutch
Small mammals, reptiles and birds. Food  
  Habits
3388 - TSN: 175437 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

Photo by Pete Morris © all rights (Birdquest)© all rights reserved          

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Video by Keith Murdock

 

 

Afrikaans: Witkruispaddavreter, Witkruisvleivalk
Czech: Moták cerný, moták černý
Danish: Sort Kćrhřg
German: Mohrenweihe
English: Black Harrier
Spanish: Aguilucho Negro
Estonian: must-loorkull
Finnish: Mustasuohaukka
French: Busard maure, Busard triste
Italian: Albanella nera
Japanese: kurochuuhi
Japanese: クロチュウヒ
Latin: Circus maurus
Dutch: Zwarte Kiekendief
Norwegian: Fynboshauk
Polish: blotniak czarny, błotniak czarny
Portuguese: Tartaranhăo-preto
Russian: Чёрный лунь
Slovak: kana pocerná
Swedish: Svart kärrhök
Swahili: Kipondya Mweusi
Chinese: 黑鹞

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