Western Marsh-Harrier determination[order] Falconiformes | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Circus aeruginosus | [UK] Western Marsh-Harrier | [FR] Busard des roseaux | [DE] Rohrweihe | [ES] Aguilucho Lagunero Occidental | [IT] Falco di palude | [NL] Bruine Kiekendief


Literature

Title
Main migratory direction of Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus: an analysis of recovery data of specimens ringed in Latvia from 1925 to 2004
Author(s): J?nis Reihmanis
Abstract: Th is paper describes the main migratory directions of the Latvian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus population and provides an overview of recovery data. Th e study was based on analysis of recovery data of Marsh Harrier that were ringed in Latvia ..[more]..
Source: Acta Universitatis Latviensis, 2005, Vol. 691, Biology, pp. 51-57
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Title
Nest-site selection by Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) in the shore belt of Helophytes on large lakes
Author(s): Vitas Stanevicius
Abstract: Nest-site selection by Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) was investigated on Lakes Meteliai and Obelija in 19831986 and Lake fialtytis in 19841986 in southern Lithuania. Fifty five breeding pairs were detected and 49 nests (89.1%) were found. Wi..[more]..
Source: Acta Zoologica Lituanica, 2004, Volumen 14, Numerus 3
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Title
Factors influencing nest material selection in Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
Author(s): Vitas Stanevicius, Ausrys Balevicius
Abstract: Marsh Harrier used at least 30 plant species from natural and cultural landscapes and habitats for nest building on Lakes Meteliai, Obelija and fialtytis (southern Lithuania). Helophytes dominated among plant species, particularly reeds, though the..[more]..
Source: Acta Zoologica Lituanica, 2005, Volumen 15, Numerus 1
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Title
The effect of predation by Marsh Harriers Circus aeruginosus on the survival of ducklings and game bird chicks.
Author(s): Underhill-Day J.C.
Abstract: The level of predation by a pair of Marsh Harriers Circus aeruginosus on ducklings and gamebird chicks was calculated from observations of hunting ranges, feeding rates and diet, and estimates of the availability of prey during the breeding season. T..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 77 (1): 47-56.
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Title
New material supplies in the Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus sexual roles daily and seasonal activity patterns and rainfall influence
Author(s): Fernandez C.
Abstract: Nest maintenance is an important part of parental care for the Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus throughout the entire breeding period. Nest material supply trips are mainly carried out by the female as the male only contributes during incubation and ..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 80 (2): 281-284
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Title
Reproduction of the Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus in recent land reclamations in The Netherlands.
Author(s): Dijkstra C. & Zijlstra M.
Abstract: We studied temporal variation in reproductive performance of Marsh Harriers Circus aeruginosus in two land reclamations in The Netherlands, i.e. South Flevoland and the Lauwersmeerpolder, embanked in 1968 and 1969 respectively. The number of breeding..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 85 (1): 37-50.
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Title
Changes in the frequency of prospecting fly-overs by Marsh Harriers Circus aeruginosus in relation to short-term fluctuations in dabbling duck abundance
Author(s): Fritz H., Guillemain M. & Guerin S.
Abstract: Wintering waterfowl gathering in large flocks during the day may be attractive to avian predators in a way similar to that of bird colonies. The response of Marsh Harriers to changes in dabbling duck abundance was monitored on four freshwater sites i..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 88 (1): 9-16.
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Title
Predation by a Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus on Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis nests
Author(s): Albert Bertolero
Abstract: This note reports a case of predation by an adult female Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus on three nests of Yellow-legged Gulls Larus michahellis at the Ebro Delta. The predation was observed on 4 April 2002 on one of the dykes that separate the sa..[more]..
Source: Revista Catalana d'Ornitologia 19:38-40, 2002
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