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Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)

Appearance:

Male; brown body, light grey wings with black tips, and brown coverts. Unmarked light grey tail. Female; dark brown with light brown wing-coverts, crown and throat. Tail warm brown and unmarked. Juveniles dark, chocolate-brown, with light buff crown and throat. Young males may show characters of both sexes. Tail fairly long and unforked. Glides with wings raised in shallow V.

Sound:

Call: A sharp "kwii-uuu" of about a seconds length, rapidly ascending in pitch, and ending on a falling tone.

Contact call:

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Distribution:

Wikipedia: map (se also Xeno-canto below)

Ecology:

Birdlife ecology

Links:

Observation.org Latest observations

Video IBC

Image search Flickr NB! May give other species

Sound search at Xeno-canto

Featherbase

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Sounds:Recorded by Jarek Matusiak,http://www.xeno-canto.org ,CC license

Facts:
Length (cm):
48-56
Wingspan (cm):
115-130
Weight (gram):
405-800
Size group:
Crow-size
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