Circus cyaneus   Linnaeus,  1766 (Bird)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Accipitridae

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Description
Size: Length 43-58 cm; Wingspan 97-122 cm


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Hen Harrier (English)
• marsh hawk (English)
• northern harrier (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kol wetlands (Lat: 10.33) (Long: 75.96) INDIA
• Kerala, Kol wetlands (Lat: 10.66) (Long: 76.18) INDIA
• Kerala, Vembanad Lake (Lat: 9.66) (Long: 76.55) INDIA
• Kerala, Vembanad Lake (Lat: 9.28) (Long: 76.31) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Nameer, PO (2005) Wetlands and waterfowl conservation in kerala with special reference to Ramsar sites kerala environment congress 2005 Centre for environment and development 97-112 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • NaturePhoto-CZ Available at - http://www.naturephoto-cz.com/

Page last updated on:2011-01-01

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