Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus) - HBW 2, p. 140
French: Busard pâle
Spanish: Aguilucho Papialbo
Taxonomy: Falco macrourus S. G. Gmelin, 1770, Voronezh, Russia.
Known to have hybridized with C. pygargus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Ukraine and SW Russia E to L Balkash region, NW China and perhaps N Mongolia; irregularly breeds farther W to Sweden and Germany. Winters mainly in Africa S of Sahara, and from Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka E to S China, and irregularly to E China.
- Near Threatened
- No sound recordings available yet