Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Black Harrier (Circus maurus) - HBW 2, p. 139

French: Busard maure German: Mohrenweihe Spanish: Aguilucho Negro

Taxonomy: Falco maurus Temminck, 1828, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Monotypic.

Distribution: S South Africa, ranging N to Transvaal, Lesotho, S Namibia and S Botswana.