Female Montagu's Harrier
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Characteristics
Colouring Dark brown body, pale crescent above eyes
Voice High and clear
Feeds on Small mammals, reptiles and birds
Flight Low, elegant with relaxed wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Female Montagu's Harrier
Female Montagu's Harrier
Page Last Updated 25/10/2017 16:29:00
Base Information
Sex Female
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 - Female Montagu's Harrier (Species=Circus pygargus / Standard Name=Montagu~s Harrier)