Male Northern 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 Northern Harrier
Male Northern Harrier
Also Known As ..
Hen Harrier
Page Last Updated 11/11/2019 4:25:09 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 NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Northern Harrier (Species=Circus cyaneus / Standard Name=Hen Harrier)