Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Falconiformes > Family Accipitridae > Genus Circus

Circus pygargus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Falco Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CircusLacepede, 1799accepted genus name

Species group names

Falco pygargus Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bulgarian: Ливаден блатар sources: Bulgarian PESI focal point
 Danish: Hedehøg sources: danish PESI focal point
 Dutch: Grauwe kiekendief sources: Dutch Species Register
 English: Montagu's Harrier sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 English-United States: Montagu's Harrier sources: Charles Hussey
 Galician: Cromán liath
 German: Wiesenweihe sources: german PESI focal point
 Greek: Λιβαδόκιρκος ; Λιβαδόκιρκος sources: Greek PESI focal point
 Irish: Cromán liath sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): זרון פס sources: Hebrew PESI focal point
 Italian: Albanella minore sources: italian PESI focal point
 Lithuanian: pievinė lingė sources: Lithuanian PESI focal point
 Norwegian: Enghauk sources: Norwegian PESI focal point
 Norwegian Bokmål: enghauk sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 89
 Norwegian Nynorsk: enghauk sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 89
 Romanian: Erete sur; Eretele sur sources: Romania PESI focal point
 Russian: луговой лунь sources: Russian PESI focal point
 Slovenian: močvirski lunj sources: Slovenian PESI focal point
 Spanish, Castillian: Aguilucho cenizo sources: spanish PESI focal point
 Swedish: ängshök
 Turkish: Cayir delicesi; Çayır delicesi sources: Turkish PESI focal point
 Ukrainian: Лунь лучний sources: Ukraine PESI focal point
 Welsh: boda Montagu



External Links



Drs Cees Roselaar. Circus pygargus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96714




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listed This species is a plant pest species according to the HYpermedia en Protection des Plantes: Zoology (HYPPZ)

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2004-05-07 by Drs Cees Roselaar

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