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Species profile—Circus approximans (swamp harrier)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Accipitridae (kites, goshawks, eagles and harriers) → Circus approximans (swamp harrier)

Sighting data

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Accipitridae (kites, goshawks, eagles and harriers)
Scientific name
Circus approximans Peale, 1848
Common name
swamp harrier
WildNet taxon ID
1722
Alternate name(s)
marsh harrier
swamp hawk
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1722

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
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