Pallid Harrier

The Pallid Harrier is a migratory bird of prey of the harrier family. It is a scarce passage migrant through Gujarat and a winter visitor. The Pallid Harrier is distributed in Europe, Asia, Indian Subcontinent and Africa. It is a completely migratory bird where northern region birds migrate southwards during winter seasons. Similar to other harriers, the male and female have different plumages.

Gujarati Name

ઉજળી પટ્ટાઇ

Scientific Name

Circus macrourus

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat

Winter Visitor

IUCN Status

Near Threatened

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