Northern Harrier

This species is a typical harrier, hunting by searching the ground in low, fast, gliding flight.


V shape. This method enables the bird to surprise small or disabled birds, small rodents, and even large insects. The species occurs in open landscapes such as moors, marshes, steppe grassland, and sand dunes.

• NliST A mound of small twigs, grass, and reeds, placed on the ground in dense cover.

• DISTRIBUTION Breeds in much of North America and Eurasia. Winters as far south as Central America, N. Africa, and S.E. Asia.

• REMARK Females larger than males.

disk of ffa/lfene around the fare

Mai.e long wings

distribution long, grasping toes

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