Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus) - HBW 2, p. 140

French: Busard cendré German: Wiesenweihe Spanish: Aguilucho Cenizo

Taxonomy: Falco Pygargus Linnaeus, 1758, England.
Known to have hybridized with C. macrourus. Monotypic.

Distribution: NW Africa and S & C Europe E through Caspian lowlands to Kazakhstan and upper R Yenisey. Winters in Africa S of Sahara and Indian Subcontinent S to Sri Lanka.

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