Female Marsh Harrier


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Characteristics
Colouring Brown back, cream patch on wings and head
Voice Shrill chattering
Feeds on Small birds, wildfowl, mammals and frogs
Flight Long glide, slow wingbeats
Nesting Semi-Floating
Social Pairs
Female Marsh Harrier
Female Marsh Harrier
Also Known As ..
Western Marsh Harrier
Page Last Updated 9/8/2019 11:20:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Female
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Circus aeruginosus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Marsh Harrier
Vital Statistics
Length 18.9 to 21.7 ins
Weight 14.2 to 28.3 ozs
Wingspan 43.3 to 49.2 ins
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
CHNDENESYFRYGBYIEN
Region NANNorth America
CAN
Country USNUnited States
AZNCANFLNIANKSNMANMINMNNMONOKN
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Female Marsh Harrier (Species=Circus aeruginosus / Standard Name=Marsh Harrier)