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Western Marsh-Harrier

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Alternate name
Circus aeruginosus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
42 to 56 cm [wingspan 115 to 140 cm.] Length
Wetlands, waterways, marsh, fens, bogs. Up to 3000 m but normally at lower levels. Range see map Habitat
Altitude
Range
3 - 8 eggs White are incubated for 31–38 days, fledge 35–40 days. Clutch
Birds, mammals, amphibians, fish and carrion. Food  
  Habits
3381 - TSN: 559297 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos photo May 21, 2006 by Lawrie Phipps

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Dark green Resident, Light green Breeding, Blue Winter only.

Afrikaans: Europese Paddavreter, Europese Vleivalk
Arabic: مرزة البطائح, مرزة البطائح مساح الريضان
Asturian: Aguiluchu Prietu, Aiglina Llagunera
Azerbaijani: Qamışlıq belibağlısı
Belarusian: Балотны лунь
Bulgarian: Тръстиков блатар
Breton: Ar skoul-korz
Catalan: Arpella, Arpella vulgar, Arpellot de marjal
Catalan (Balears): Arpella
Valencian: Arpellot de marjal
Czech: Moták pochop, pochop rákosný
Welsh: Bod y gwerni, Bod y wern, Boda'r gwerni, Boda'r y gors, Hebog y gors
Danish: Rørhøg
German: Europäische Rohrweihe, Rohrweihe
Greek: Καλαμόκιρκος
English: Eurasian Marsh Harrier, Eurasian Marsh-Harrier, European Marsh Harrier, European Marsh-Harrier, Marsh Harrier, Northern Marsh Harrier, Swamp Harrier, Western Marsh Harrier, Western Marsh-Harrier
Esperanto: Mar^ca cirkuo, Marĉa cirkuo
Spanish: Aguillucho Lagunero, Aguilucho lagunero, Águilucho lagunero, Aguilucho Lagunero Occidental, Águilucho Lagunero Occidental
Estonian: Roo-loorkull
Basque: Arpella vulgar, Zingira mirotz, Zingira-mirotza
Finnish: Ruskosuohaukka
Faroese: Blotaheykur, Blotheykur
French: Busard des roseaux, Busard harpaye, Circaète Jean-le-Blanc
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: chuuhi, yoaroppachuuhi, Yooroppa chuuhi, Youroppa-Chuuhi
Japanese: チュウヒ, ヨアロッパチュウヒ
Georgian: ჭაობის ძელქორი
Khakas: Сар
Kazakh: Саз құладыны
Korean: 개구리매
Cornish: Helghyer gwern
Latin: Circus aeruginosus
Lithuanian: Nendrine linge, Nendrinė lingė
Latvian: Niedru lija
Maori: kahu
Macedonian: Блатен жабар, Блатна еја, Еја мочуришна
Mongolian: Намгийн цагаан элэгт
Maltese: Bugħadam Aħmar
Dutch: Bruine Kiekendief
Norwegian: Brun kjerrhøk, Sivhauk
Polish: blotniak stawowy, Błotniak stawowy
Portuguese: tartaranhão dos pauis, Tartaranhão-dos-pauis, Tartaranhão-dos-pauis-africano, Tartaranhão-ruivo-dos-pauis, Tartaranhão-ruivo-dos-paúis
Romansh: Melv da channa
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
Thai: เหยี่ยวทุ่งพันธุ์ยูเรเซีย
Turkish: Kırmızı Doğan, Saz delicesi
Tuvinian: Тулаа кускежизи
Ukrainian: Болотяний лунь, Лунь очеретяний , Очеретяний лунь
Vietnamese: Diều đầu trắng
Chinese: [bai-tou yao], 白头鹞

Sub-species
Circus aeruginosus aeruginosus
Circus aeruginosus harterti
Circus aeruginosus ranivorus
Circus aeruginosus spilonotus
 

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