Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Montagu's Harrier

Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Montague's Harrier
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Saint-Andeol-le-Chateau, Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France - May 20, 2001 © Pascal Dubois  Chassagny, Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France - Jul, 1992 © Pascal Dubois  Kutch, Gujarat, India - Jan 4, 2008 © Jugal Tiwari  India - Nov, 1992 © W. S. Clark  India - Jan, 1997 © W. S. Clark 
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Europe to c. Asia;
S. and c. Europe from s. British Isles to Portugal, Spain (Villafafila, Zamora), s. France, c. Italy, Germany, Denmark, s. Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland (Biebrza Marsh and Karsiborska Kepa in the Swina River Delta), Hungary (Kiskunsag National Park, Kiskunlachaz), Bulgaria, Byelorussia, Ukraine, Russia, Turkey, Transcaucasus, nw. Iran, n. Caspian lowlands, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan, Tadzikhistan and s. Kirghiz steepes and sw. Siberia (Tuva, upper Yenisei River) and w. China (w. Sinkiang) and nw. Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia).
Winters in s. Europe (Portugal and Spain on the Monforte Plains and Campo Maior), Africa s. of the Sahara and in s. Russia, Iran, India, Sri Lanka, the Andaman Is. s. and e. China.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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