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  • n. pygarg

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pygarg, 2.
  • n. [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of hawks: same as Circus.


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  • Globally endangered wild animals include Capreolus pygargus and Cervus elaphus in the forests and Ovis ammon and Capra sibirica in the mountainous area.

    Altai montane forest and forest steppe

  • The mountainous Mongun Taiga, Tsagan Shuvuut and Turgen Uul are strictly protected areas, being the habitat of the snow leopard Uncia uncia (EN) at the northern margin of its Mongolian range; also of Tartarian roedeer Capreolus pygargus, Altai argali Ovis ammon (VU), the world's largest sheep, and Altai marmot Marmota baibacina (EN).

    Uvs Nuur Basin, Russian Federation, Republic of Tuva and Mongolia

  • Steppe representatives include typical species such as lark (5 species), wheatears, pipits, as well as numerous other unusual and rare species (Chettusia gregaria, Otis tetrax, Anthropoides virgo, Circus macrourus, Сircus pygargus, Aquila rapax).

    Kazakh upland

  • Endemic mammals also include one bat species, Eptesicus floweri, a zebra mouse species, Lemniscomys hoogstraali (DD), and two more gerbils from the genus Taterillus, T. petteri and T. pygargus.

    Sahelian Acacia savanna

  • Birds of prey include kestrel (Falco tinnunculus), Montagu's harrier (Circus pygargus), and steppe eagle (Aquila rapax).

    Alai-Western Tian Shan steppe

  • The reindeer, rapidly disappearing, is now met with only in Olonetz and Vologda; the _Cervus pygargus_ is found everywhere, and reaches Novgorod.

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • Neither have we the pygargus or grip, wherefore I have no occasion to treat further.

    Of Wild and Tame Fowls. Chapter XIII. [1577, Book III., Chapters 9 and 11; 1587, Book III., Chapters 2 and 5

  • In India we have to deal exclusively with the _Plesiometacarpi_, our nearest members of the other division being the Chinese water-deer (_Hydropotes inermis_), and probably _Capreolus pygargus_ from Yarkand, the horns of a roebuck in velvet attached to a strip of skin having been brought down by the Mission to that country in 1873-74.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • In the forests one can find moose (Alces alces), Siberian roe deer (Capreolus pygargus), lynx (Lynx lynx), common hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus), widely spread varying hare (Lepus timidus), badger (Meles meles), ermine (Mustela erminea), weasel (Mustela nivalis), common marten (Martes martes) racoon-like dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides).

    Kazakh upland

  • In larch and cedar-larch forests, deer (Cervus elaphus), siberian roe deer (Capreolus pygargus), wild boar (Sus scrofa), siberian chipmunk (Tamias sibirica), grey-sided vole (Clethrionomys rufocanus), smaller flying squirrel (Pteromys volans), narrow-skulled vole (Microtus gregalis), and wood lemming (Myopus schisticolor) permanently inhabit.

    Khangai Mountains conifer forests


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