Circus cyaneus


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Synonyms for Circus cyaneus

common harrier of North America and Europe

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Nesting northern harriers (Circus cyaneus) have been reported on reclaimed surface mines in Ohio (Peterjohn and Rice 1991), Pennsylvania (Rohrbaugh, Jr.
Am fod yna gymaint o adar yn heidio i'r gwlyptiroedd isel, mae hyn yn denu adar ysglyfaethus fel y boda tinwen (Circus cyaneus; hen harrier), yr hebog tramor (Falco peregrinus; peregrine) a'r cudyll bach (Falco columbarius; merlin) i chwilio am bryd bach sydyn.
Rail transmitters were recovered from unusual locations, including the nest of a northern harrier (Circus cyaneus), under several inches of soil (where it was presumably buried by a fox), and at a feeding station for a feral cat along the bay shoreline.
Se ha documentado que el caracara comun Caracara cheriway (Famila Falconidae, peso 1050-1300 g) roba alimento de manera eficaz tanto a sus congeneres como a distintas especies rapaces tales como el zopilote aura (Cathartes aura, peso 1900-2000 g), gavilan pescador (Pandion haliaetus, peso 1400-2000 g), gavilan rastrero (Circus cyaneus, peso 300-750 g), halcon de Harris o aguillla rojinegra (Parabuteo unicinctus, peso 515-1630 g) y aguililla cola roja (Buteo jamaicensis, peso 690-1460 g) (Bent 1938, Glazener 1964, Hamilton 1981, Rodriguez-Estrella & Rivera-Rodriguez 1992, Morrison 1996 McNair et al.
Rail transmitters were recovered from unusual locations, including the nest of a northern harrier Circus cyaneus), under several inches of soil (where it was presumably buried by fox), and at a feeding station for a feral cat along the bay shoreline.