Pallid Harrier
Circus macrourus

– medium-sized raptor
– considerably smaller and much slimmer than Common Buzzard
– diurnal migrant, active sea-crossing
– migrates singly


Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD M
BIF1858, 03/03/2010, Acinohur, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, 2CY
BIF1859, 31/01/2014, Kazinga Chanel, Uganda, Mathias Putze

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD F
BIF1860, 25/05/2011, Yekpyndy, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD F
BIF1861, 25/05/2011, Yekpyndy, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, 1CY
BIF1862, 27/12/2014, Bale Mountain, National Park, Mathias Putze

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, 1CY
BIF1863, 27/12/2014, Bale Mountain, National Park, Mathias Putze

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD M
BIF1864, 03/03/2010, Acinohur, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD M
BIF1865, 25/05/2011, Yekpyndy, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, 2CY F
BIF1866, 29/04/2011, Ulytau, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, 2CY F
BIF1867, 29/04/2011, Ulytau, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, 1CY
BIF1868, 21/09/2010, Ras Garib, Egypt, Michael Heiß

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, 1CY
BIF1869, 21/09/2010, Ras Garib, Egypt, Michael Heiß

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD F
BIF1870, 26/09/2010, Ras Garib, Egypt, Michael Heiß

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD M
BIF1871, 25/05/2011, Yekpyndy, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD M
BIF1872, 25/05/2011, Yekpyndy, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD M
BIF1873, 25/04/2011, Sarysu River, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD M
BIF1874, 27/09/2010, Ras Garib, Egypt, Michael Heiß

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus, AD M
BIF1875, 12/05/2014, Lübeck, Germany, Michael Heiß

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Hen Harrier (v)
Northern Harrier (v)
Montagu’s Harrier (v)

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