Circus cyaneus

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Related to Circus cyaneus: hen harrier
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Noun1.Circus cyaneus - common harrier of North America and EuropeCircus cyaneus - common harrier of North America and Europe; nests in marshes and open land
genus Circus, Circus - a genus of haws comprising the harriers
harrier - hawks that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on small terrestrial animals
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brasiliensis (Baker, 1962; Wilkins, 1989, Byre, 1990; Hoetker and Gobalet, 1999): Accipiter cooperii (Cooper's hawk); Accipiter striatus (sharp-shinned hawk); Athene cumcularia (burrowing owl); Bubo virginianus (great horned owl); Buteo jamaicensis (red-tailed hawk); Buteo siuainsoni (Swainson's hawk); Circus cyaneus (northern harrier); F.
Tenders are invited for the hen harrier circus cyaneus is listed on annex 1 of the birds directive (directive 2009/ 147/ec) and is amber listed on the birds of conservation concern in ireland (lynas et al 2007).