Pied Harrier

This medium-sized harrier nests in steppes and associated wetlands. Wintering individuals are often seen hunting above rice paddies and marshes.

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The Pied Harrier is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Circus melanoleucos, the Pied Harrier, is a species of harrier found in south and south-east Asia. References - 1. ↑ BirdLife International (2004). Circus melanoleucos. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 11 May 2006. Retrieved from "http://reid.citizendium. More

The Pied Harrier (Circus melanoleucos) is an Asian species of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is migratory, breeding from Amur valley in eastern Russia and north-eastern China to North Korea. Wintering individuals can be found in a wide area from Pakistan to Philippines. The population consists of approximately 10,000 individuals and the number is thought to be in moderate decline. This medium-sized harrier (length 45cm/18in, wing span 115cm/46in) nests in steppes and associated wetlands. More

Pied Harrier in flight and dog-fight with undentified eagle Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand India April 2010 Canon 7d / Sigma 150-500 Rgds Joydeep corbett0041.JPG 90K Download corbett0068.JPG 80K Download corbett0069.JPG 68K Download corbett0070. More

Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos - Adult male in flight from below Pied Harrier Photographer : More

For the purposes of our bird news services, Pied Harrier is classed as ungraded: species which are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland (Note that rarity levels are currently applied nationally and may not reflect local variations in abundance. More

Aspects of the topic pied harrier are discussed in the following places at Britannica. Assorted References * description and range (in harrier (bird)) ...harrier (C. buffoni), ranging over all of South America, especially east of the Andes; the South African marsh harrier (C. ranivorus), ranging north to Uganda on the east; and the pied harrier (C. melanoleucus), of central eastern Asia. More

spilonotus and the Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos , are found in the Philippines during the winter as migrants (Dickinson et al. 1991). Summer records suggest breeding, but formal evidence of breeding has not been available (Dickinson 1986; Dickinson et al. 1991; Danielsen et al. 1994). It has been reported by Aetas (a local tribe living in the Sierra Madre) to be a rare breeding bird in cultivated areas in the Dinapique Valley, Palanan, Isabela (Danielsen et al. 1994). More

The Pied Harrier (Circus melanoleucos) is a species of harrier found in south and south-east Asia. - ABOUT ME More

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Order : Falconiformes
Family : Accipitridae
Genus : Circus
Species : melanoleucos
Authority : (Pennant, 1769)