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Male Eurasian Marsh Harrier

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Colouring Brown back, silver-grey wings, pale head
Voice Shrill chattering
Feeds on Small birds, wildfowl, mammals and frogs
Flight Long glide, slow wingbeats
Nesting Semi-Floating
Social Pairs
Male Eurasian Marsh Harrier
Male Eurasian Marsh Harrier
Also Known As ..
Marsh Harrier
Western Marsh Harrier
Page Last Updated 3/28/2020 8:55:10 AM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status LC-Least Concern
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Circus aeruginosus
Category Kites, Hawks, Eagles
StdName Western 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 (underline = this CommonName used here) YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Eurasian Marsh Harrier (Species=Circus aeruginosus / Standard Name=Western Marsh Harrier)