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Related to hen harrier: marsh hawk
n. Chiefly British
See northern harrier.
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(Animals) a common harrier, Circus cyaneus, that flies over fields and marshes and nests in marshes and open land. US and Canadian names: marsh hawk or marsh harrier
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|Noun||1.||hen harrier - common harrier of North America and Europe; nests in marshes and open land|
harrier - hawks that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on small terrestrial animals
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