Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Cinereous Harrier (Circus cinereus) - HBW 2, p. 139

French: Busard bariolé German: Grauweihe Spanish: Aguilucho Vari

Taxonomy: Circus cinereus Vieillot, 1816, Paraguay and near Río de la Plata.
Formerly considered race of C. cyaneus, with which it forms superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: Colombia and Ecuador (above treeline) S through Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay to extreme S Brazil, then S to Tierra del Fuego and Falkland Is.