Reunion Marsh-harrier, Malagasy Marsh Harrier, Runion Harrier

Reunion Marsh-harrier, Malagasy Marsh Harrier, Runion Harrier

Reunion Marsh-harrier, Malagasy Marsh Harrier, Runion Harrier by Sharon Schafer
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
ACCIPITRIDAE
Order: 
ACCIPITRIFORMES
Genus: 
Circus
Species: 
maillardi
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
Verreaux, 1862
Common names (Spa): 
Aguilucho Lagunero Malgache
Medium: 
Acrylic on Canvas
The Reunion Harrier or Malagasy Marsh Harrierhas a highly restricted range of 2,100 square kilometers on the island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. The current estimated population of 200-560 individuals is rapidly declining as its limited habitat continues to be lost and degraded.