hen harrier


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hen harrier

n. Chiefly British

hen harrier

n
(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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Noun1.hen harrier - common harrier of North America and Europehen harrier - 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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Northumberland is at the centre of hen harrier survival hopes, with the county the location of all-but-one of the handful of successful nests in the last two years.
Northumberland is at the centre of hen harrier survival hopes, with the county the location of all-butone of the handful of successful nests in the last two years.
Northumberlandis at the centre of hen harrier survival hopes, with the county the location of all-but-one of the handful of successful nests in the last two years.
POLICE and the RSPB are trying to trace a satellitetagged hen harrier missing in the North East.
Brood management is the sixth action within the Defra Hen Harrier Recovery Plan, ultimately aiming to reduce hen harrier predation of grouse chicks on driven grouse moors, leading to an improvement in the conservation status of hen harrier.
Hen Harrier Species Champion, Mairi Gougeon MSP, said: "Hen harrier conservation is a complex issue.
Wildlife experts say the hen harrier, named Kathy, was satellite tagged as a chick on the Cowal peninsula , Argyll, in August.
RSPB Conwy: Two Scaup, a Firecrest and a Water Pipit are present, and last week a ringtail Hen Harrier regularly hunted over the lagoons.
You may have read recently that back in August we tagged hen harrier chicks for the first time in Wales.
A RECORD number of hen harrier chicks have been fitted with satellite tags this year as part of a conservation project.
The fifth national hen harrier survey showed the number of breeding pairs of the bird of prey in England fell from 12 in 2010 to just four in 2016.
It is a male hen harrier and it has been caught in a pole trap.