genus Circus

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Noun1.genus Circus - a genus of haws comprising the harriers
bird genus - a genus of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
harrier - hawks that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on small terrestrial animals
Circus Aeruginosus, marsh harrier - Old World harrier frequenting marshy regions
Circus pygargus, Montagu's harrier - brownish European harrier
Circus cyaneus, hen harrier, marsh hawk, northern harrier - common harrier of North America and Europe; nests in marshes and open land
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