Western Marsh-Harrier

Western Marsh-Harrier


Literature Western Marsh-Harrier
[order] Falconiformes |

Western Marsh-Harrier determination[order] Falconiformes | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Circus aeruginosus | [UK] Western Marsh-Harrier | [FR] Busard des roseaux | [DE] Rohrweihe | [ES] Aguilucho Lagunero Occidental | [IT] Falco di palude | [NL] Bruine Kiekendief


Main migratory direction of Marsh Harrier
Circus aeruginosus: an analysis of recovery data of
specimens ringed in Latvia from 1925 to 2004

Author(s): J?nis Reihmanis
Abstract: Th is paper describes the main migratory directions of the Latvian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
population and provides an overview of recovery data. Th e study was based on analysis of recovery
data of Marsh Harrier that were ringed in Latvia ..[more]..
Source: Acta Universitatis Latviensis, 2005, Vol. 691, Biology, pp. 51-57
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Nest-site selection by Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) in the shore belt of Helophytes on large lakes
Author(s): Vitas Stanevicius
Abstract: Nest-site selection by Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) was investigated on Lakes Meteliai
and Obelija in 1983ñ1986 and Lake fialtytis in 1984ñ1986 in southern Lithuania. Fifty five breeding
pairs were detected and 49 nests (89.1%) were found. Wi..[more]..
Source: Acta Zoologica Lituanica, 2004, Volumen 14, Numerus 3
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Factors influencing nest material selection in Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
Author(s): Vitas Stanevicius, Ausrys Balevicius
Abstract: Marsh Harrier used at least 30 plant species from natural and cultural landscapes and
habitats for nest building on Lakes Meteliai, Obelija and fialtytis (southern Lithuania). Helophytes
dominated among plant species, particularly reeds, though the..[more]..
Source: Acta Zoologica Lituanica, 2005, Volumen 15, Numerus 1
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The effect of predation by Marsh Harriers Circus aeruginosus on the survival of ducklings and game bird chicks.
Author(s): Underhill-Day J.C.
Abstract: The level of predation by a pair of Marsh Harriers Circus aeruginosus on ducklings and gamebird chicks was calculated from observations of hunting ranges, feeding rates and diet, and estimates of the availability of prey during the breeding season. T..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 77 (1): 47-56.
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New material supplies in the Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus sexual roles daily and seasonal activity patterns and rainfall influence
Author(s): Fernandez C.
Abstract: Nest maintenance is an important part of parental care for the Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus throughout the entire breeding period. Nest material supply trips are mainly carried out by the female as the male only contributes during incubation and ..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 80 (2): 281-284
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Reproduction of the Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus in recent land reclamations in The Netherlands.
Author(s): Dijkstra C. & Zijlstra M.
Abstract: We studied temporal variation in reproductive performance of Marsh Harriers Circus aeruginosus in two land reclamations in The Netherlands, i.e. South Flevoland and the Lauwersmeerpolder, embanked in 1968 and 1969 respectively. The number of breeding..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 85 (1): 37-50.
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Changes in the frequency of prospecting fly-overs by Marsh Harriers Circus aeruginosus in relation to short-term fluctuations in dabbling duck abundance
Author(s): Fritz H., Guillemain M. & Guerin S.
Abstract: Wintering waterfowl gathering in large flocks during the day may be attractive to avian predators in a way similar to that of bird colonies. The response of Marsh Harriers to changes in dabbling duck abundance was monitored on four freshwater sites i..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 88 (1): 9-16.
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Predation by a Marsh Harrier Circus
aeruginosus on Yellow-legged Gull
Larus michahellis nests

Author(s): Albert Bertolero
Abstract: This note reports a case of predation by an adult female Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus on
three nests of Yellow-legged Gulls Larus michahellis at the Ebro Delta. The predation was
observed on 4 April 2002 on one of the dykes that separate the sa..[more]..
Source: Revista Catalana d’Ornitologia 19:38-40, 2002
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All of Accipitridae

  1. Black Vulture
  2. Aegypius monachus
  1. Bonellis Eagle
  2. Hieraaetus fasciatus
  1. Booted Eagle
  2. Hieraaetus pennatus
  1. Buzzard
  2. Buteo buteo
  1. Egyptian Vulture
  2. Neophron percnopterus
  1. Golden Eagle
  2. Aquila chrysaetos
  1. Greater Spotted Eagle
  2. Aquila clanga
  1. Griffon
  2. Gyps fulvus
  1. Honey Buzzard
  2. Pernis apivorus
  1. Imperial Eagle
  2. Aquila heliaca
  1. Lammergeier
  2. Gypaetus barbatus
  1. Lappet-faced Vulture
  2. Torgos tracheliotus
  1. Lesser Spotted Eagle
  2. Aquila pomarina
  1. Levant Sparrowhawk
  2. Accipiter brevipes
  1. Long-Legged Buzzard
  2. Buteo rufinus
  1. Montagus Harrier
  2. Circus pygargus
  1. Northern Goshawk
  2. Accipiter gentilis
  1. Northern Harrier
  2. Circus cyaneus
  1. Osprey
  2. Pandion haliaetus
  1. Rough-legged Hawk
  2. Buteo lagopus
  1. Short-toed Snake-Eagle
  2. Circaetus gallicus
  1. Spanish Imperial Eagle
  2. Aquila adalberti
  1. Sparrowhawk
  2. Accipiter nisus
  1. Swallow-tailed Kite
  2. Elanoides forficatus
  1. Western Marsh-Harrier
  2. Circus aeruginosus
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