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NOUN   a harrier | harriers
SYNO harasser | harrier
sivhauk {m} [Circus aeruginosus]
(western) marsh harrier
sivhauk {m} [Circus aeruginosus]
Eurasian marsh harrier
myrhauk {m} [Circus cyaneus]
hen harrier [Br.]
enghauk {m} [Circus pygargus]
Montagu's harrier
steppehauk {m} [Circus macrourus]
pallid harrier
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Usage Examples English
  • The eastern marsh harrier ("Circus spilonotus") is a bird of prey belonging to the marsh harrier group of harriers.
  • Among birds, sandgrouse and larks are seen in fair numbers. According to Roger Geoffrey Clarke, the British harrier-expert, the harrier roost found at the park is one of the largest in the world.
  • "Ring-tail" is an informal term used by birders for the juveniles and females of several harrier species when seen in the field and not identifiable to an exact species.
  • Raptors like shikra, black-winged kite, black kite, red-necked falcon, marsh harrier, Montague's harrier and booted eagle can also be seen here.
  • Inverted Harrier The same as the above, just inverted. Most capable pilots find this easier than a standard harrier due to the wing being above the center of gravity rather than below it.
  • When compared to extant species of the genus "Circus", the wood harrier was a small harrier.
  • Later harrier blood was introduced. In 1919 a Windemere Harrier "Cracker" was introduced, in 1922 further harrier blood was introduced from Lancashire packs and in 1928 a harrier "Beware" sired a litter that was to become dominant in hound trailing.
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