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The western marsh harrier (Circus aeruginosus) is a large harrier, a bird of prey from temperate and subtropical western Eurasia and adjacent Africa.
It is also known as the Eurasian marsh harrier. The genus name Circus is derived from the Ancient Greek kirkos, referring to a bird of prey named for its circling flight (kirkos, "circle"), probably the hen harrier. The specific aeruginosus is Latin for "rusty".
This species has a wide breeding range from Europe and northwestern Africa to Central Asia and the northern parts of the Middle East. It breeds in almost every country of Europe but is absent from mountainous regions and subarctic Scandinavia. It is rare but increasing in Great Britain where it has spread as far as eastern Scotland. In the Middle East there are populations in Turkey, Iraq, and Iran, while in Central Asia the range extends eastwards as far as north-west China, Mongolia, and the Lake Baikal region of Siberia.
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- [2019-05-20 6:35]
An eye contact I see there, well frozen shot and sharp focusing, TFS.
- [2019-05-21 3:58]
Hi Marius,amazing in-flight capture of this marsh harrier,what a timing and what a perfect wings position and sharpness,very well done! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Another wild life image by excellent pov and details colours and daylights are very natural well done