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Summary
Circus approximans was intentionally introduced and released on the island of Tahiti in French Polynesia to control rat populations. This bird of prey has colonized all of the Society Islands and has seriously affected indigenous bird species.

Principal source:

Compiler: Comit� fran�ais de l'UICN (IUCN French Committee) & IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)

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Publication date: 2008-03-14

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2018) Species profile: Circus approximans. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/species.php?sc=1246 on 16-11-2018.

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NATIVE RANGE
Informations on Circus approximans has been recorded for the following locations. Click on the name for additional informations.
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Bibliography
4 references found for Circus approximans

Managment information
General information
Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, 6th edition.
Holyoak, D. T.& Thibault, J. C. 1984. Contribution � l��tude des Oiseaux de Polyn�sie Orientale. M�moires du Mus�um National d�Histoire Naturelle, n.s. S�rie A, Zoologie, Tome 127. �ditions du Museum, Paris.
ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System), 2008. Online Database Circus approximans Peale, 1848
Summary: An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a species. In addition links are provided to retrieve biological records and collection information from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Data Portal and bioscience articles from BioOne journals.
Available from: http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=559298 [Accessed 10 March 2008]
Soci�t� d Ornithologie de Polyn�sie fran�aise
Summary: Site internet de la Soci�t� d Ornithologie de Polyn�sie fran�aise. De nombreuses informations utiles notamment sur les oiseaux exotiques envahissants et leurs impacts sur l avifaune indig�ne.
Available from: http://www.manu.pf/F_Archipels.html {Accessed 4 April 2008]
Contact
The following 2 contacts offer information an advice on Circus approximans
Ghestemme,
Thomas
Geographic region: Pacific
Ecosystem: Terrestrial
Organization:
Soci�t� d Ornithologie de Polyn�sie fran�aise
Address:
Soci�t� d Ornithologie de Polyn�sie B.P. 21098 98713 - Papeete Tahiti Polyn�sie Fran�aise
Phone:
(689) 52 11 00
Fax:
Meyer,
Jean-Yves
Geographic region: Pacific, Indian Ocean
Ecosystem: Terrestrial
Expert in the botany of French Polynesia and the Pacific Islands, and has worked on ecology and biological control of Miconia calvescens in French Polynesia.
Organization:
D�l�gation � la Recherche
Address:
D�l�gation � la Recherche, Gouvernement de Polyn�sie fran�aise. B.P. 20981, 98713 Papeete, Tahiti, Polyn�sie fran�aise
Phone:
689 47 25 60
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