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
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RangeEurope 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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