Order: Accipitriformes | Family: Accipitridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Laguna Mejia, Arequipa
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Argentina
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Hucarpay, Cusco
Age: Adults and Juveniles | Sex: Males and Females | Loc. Multiple, Peru
Status: The Cinereous Harrier occurs in the western lowlands where it is rare and the Andean highlands where it is uncommon at elevations ranging between 2700 – 4200 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Aguilucho Cenizo
Sub-species: Cinereous Harrier (Circus cinereus), Vieillot 1816.
Meaning of Name: Circus: Gr. mythical falcon quoted by many classic authors. cinereus: L. color gray, gray.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 08/01/2015.