Circus pygargus


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Related to Circus pygargus: Montagu's harrier
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Noun1.Circus pygargus - brownish European harrier
genus Circus, Circus - a genus of haws comprising the harriers
harrier - hawks that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on small terrestrial animals
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In this study, blood samples were obtained from nestlings (18 males and 22 females) of a natural-vegetation breeding population of Montagu's harrier (Circus pygargus) in eastern Spain in order to establish reference intervals for blood values.
- - - - - Torgos tracheliotus - - - - - Uraeginthus bengalus - - 1 - - Urocolius macrourus - - - - - Vanellus senegallus - - - - - Vidua orientalis unidentified species 1 Total 22 47 81 27 177 Acridivorous Bubalornis albirostris 457 703 214 149 94 Bubulcus ibis - - - - 1 Bucorvus abyssinicus - - - - - Centropus senegalensis - - - - - Chelictinia riocourii - - - - - Ciconia ciconia 1 - - - - Circus aeruginosus 6 11 29 11 19 Circus pygargus 11 24 37 19 18 Cisticola juncidis 35 26 52 40 77 Cisticola sp.
SSCs have been described in various anatomic regions and in various avian species, including white storks (Ciconia ciconia), (2) Montagu harriers (Circus pygargus), (3) hornbills (Buceros bicornis), (4,5) domestic chickens, (6-8) and psittacine bird species, including cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus), (9) budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), (10) Buffon macaws (Ara ambigua), (11) and salmon-crested cockatoos (Cacatua moluccensis).