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Spotted Harrier

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Alternate name
Circus assimilis Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
 Wingspan 37 - 47 cm Length
Tropical dry grassland & shrubland, between 0 & 1500 m. Range:- Habitat
2–4 eggs, incubation period  33 days,  fledging about 37 days. Clutch
birds, small mammals and lizards. Food  
3387 - TSN: 175433 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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 Birding Southern Queensland


Czech: Moták kropenatý
Danish: Perlekærhøg
German: Fleckenweihe
English: Allied Harrier, Jardine's Allied Harrier, Jardine's Harrier, Smoke Hawk, Spotted Harrier, Spotted Swamphawk
Spanish: Aguilucho Moteado
Estonian: puis-loorkull
Finnish: Helmisuohaukka
French: Busard ponctué, Busard tacheté
Indonesian: Elang tutul, Elangrawa Tutul
Italian: Albanella macchiata
Japanese: usuyukichuuhi
Japanese: ウスユキチュウヒ
Latin: Circus assimilis
Dutch: Gevlekte Kiekendief
Norwegian: Prikkjerrhauk
Polish: blotniak plamisty, błotniak plamisty
Russian: Пятнистый лунь
Northern Sami: fläckig kärrhök
Slovak: kana bodkovaná
Swedish: Fläckig kärrhök
Chinese: 斑鹞


[Austrailia:-  New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Ashmore Reef and Cartier Island & Kangaroo Island.] [Indonesia:-  Banggai Islands, East Timor, Lesser Sunda, Greater Sundas, Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, Sula Islands, Sulawesi, Sumba, West Timor] Island of New Guinea, Island of Timor.


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