Friday, March 25

Northern Harrier

Northern Harrier
Wisconsin

The hen harrier (Circus cyaneus) or northern harrier (in the Americas) is a bird of prey. It breeds throughout the northern parts of the northern hemisphere in Canada and the northernmost USA, and in northern Eurasia. This species is polytypic, with two subspecies. Marsh hawk is a historical name for the American form. The term "hen harrier" refers to its former habit of preying on free-ranging fowl
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