Breeding population of Montagu’s Harrier (Circus pygargus) in Kyiv region. - V.A. Kostyushin, S.V. Domashevsky. - Berkut. 22 (2). 2013. - P. 104-106.
Records of breeding Montagu’s Harriers in Kyiv region between 1993–2012 are presented. The total number is estimated as 80–100 breeding pairs, which are mainly located in floodplains of the medium size rivers: Teterev, Zdvizh, Irpin, Desna, Trubizh, Supoy. Population is distributed unevenly, aggregations up to 7 pairs were found at some parts of rivers’ floodplains. [Russian].
Key words: number, distribution, count, habitat.
Address: V.A. Kostyushin, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology; Bohdan Khmelnytsky str., 15, Kyiv, 01601, Ukraine; e-mail: kost@izan.kiev.ua.