Male Hen Harrier

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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 9/16/2019 2:20:04 AM
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 16.9 to 19.7 ins
Weight 10.6 to 24.8 ozs
Wingspan 39.4 to 47.2 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
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Hen Harrier (Species=Circus cyaneus / Standard Name=Hen Harrier)