Male Montagu's Harrier
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Characteristics
Colouring Medium grey body with streaked flanks
Voice High and clear
Feeds on Small mammals, reptiles and birds
Flight Low, elegant with relaxed wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Male Montagu's Harrier
Male Montagu's Harrier
Page Last Updated 13/07/2017 04:16:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Circus pygargus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Montagu~s Harrier
Vital Statistics
Length 40 to 45 cms
Weight 225 to 450 gms
Wingspan 100 to 120 cms
Lifespan 1 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
CHYDEYESNFRYGBYIER
Region NANNorth America
CANUSN
Country USNUnited States
AZNCANFLNIANKSNMANMINMNNMONOKN
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Montagu's Harrier (Species=Circus pygargus / Standard Name=Montagu~s Harrier)