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Northern Harrier

Circus cyaneus

Description:

The male is mainly grey above and white below except for the upper breast, which is grey like the upperparts, and the rump, which is white; the wings are grey with black wingtips. The female is brown above with white upper tail coverts.

Habitat:

Breed throughout North America and Eurasia, and migrate south on their respective continents for Winter. They are often seen in prairies and grasslands flying low.

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2 Comments

KimChampagne
KimChampagne 8 years ago

Great Series...I love raptors

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 8 years ago

LOVE this!! ;-)

AshleyT
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AshleyT

Canyon, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jan 18, 2013
Submitted on Jan 19, 2013

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