The first record of Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus (Aves: Accipitridae) in West Bengal, India

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Suman Pratihar
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9021-6064
Niloy Mandal
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5613-1817

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One Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus subadult female was identified and photographed in December, 2019 in West Bengal, India.  This is the first record from the state.

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Suman Pratihar and Mandal, N. 2020. The first record of Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus (Aves: Accipitridae) in West Bengal, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 11 (Aug. 2020), 16620–16621. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5703.12.11.16620-16621.
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