Lichk

Covered with dense stands of aquatic vegetation, Lichk offers excellent opportunities to many water and shorebirds as a breeding, foraging and stopover site.

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Western Marsh Harrier

Western Marsh Harrier

Circus aeruginosus

Length: 48-56 cm, Wing Span: 115-130 cm

General description: Harrier with long broad wings, long unbarred tail, and dark rump. Male is dark red-brown with gray flight feathers and black wingtips; gray tail. Female is dark brown overall with light crown, throat, and leading edge of wing.

Abundance and habitat: Uncommon species of resident birds. Occurs in lakes, ponds and marshes. The nest is a platform of reeds built in marsh vegetation.

Food: Waterfowls, small animals, seldom insects.

Status: Protected by the RA law on fauna.

Links

Wiki:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_marsh_harrier

BirdLife:   http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/speciesfactsheet.php?id=3399

Birdpedia:   http://www.birdpedia.com/au/bi.dll/bipu02?m=006&id505=M000003636

 

 

 


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Svetlana, you seem to know birds very well, but what did you mean by your remark "The images do not correspond to the text!" ??? Please, clarify.

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The images do not correspond to the text!

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    How to reach From Yerevan take M4 highway, drive 117km to north-east and you will reach the Lichk Reserve. The trip will approximately take 1 hour 30 minutes.

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