British birds #3 : Birds of prey

Give the common names* of these British bird species from their scientific names.
*Common names are as appear in the British List of the BTO.
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Last updated: January 25, 2017
First submittedMarch 10, 2016
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Species
Common name
Accipiter nisus
Sparrowhawk
Aquila chrysaetos
Golden Eagle
Asio flammeus
Long-eared Owl
Asio otus
Short-eared Owl
Athene noctua
Little Owl
Buteo buteo
Buzzard
Circus aeruginosus
Marsh Harrier
Circus cyaneus
Hen Harrier
Species
Common name
Falco columbarius
Merlin
Falco subbuteo
Hobby
Falco peregrinus
Peregrine
Falco tinnunculus
Kestrel
Milvus milvus
Red Kite
Pandion haliaetus
Osprey
Strix aluco
Tawny Owl
Tyto alba
Barn Owl
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Level 47
Mar 10, 2016
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Level 59
Jan 10, 2017
Great quiz, although tough for us North American types. Need one for this side of the pond, I guess. Can you accept Northern Harrier for Circus cyaneus? (That's the official AOU common name over here.)
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Level 47
Jan 25, 2017
"Norther Harrier" now accepted. :-)