Male Hen Harrier
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Characteristics
Colouring Pale grey body, whitish lower, grey tail
Voice Loud and irregular
Feeds on Small birds and voles
Flight Quick with deep wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Family Groups
Male Hen Harrier
Male Hen Harrier
Also Known As ..
Northern Harrier
Page Last Updated 11/06/2017 04:38:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Circus cyaneus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Hen Harrier
Vital Statistics
Length 43 to 50 cms
Weight 300 to 700 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
CHYDENESYFRYGBYIEN
Region NANNorth America
CANUSN
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Hen Harrier (Species=Circus cyaneus / Standard Name=Hen Harrier)