Showing posts with label Harriers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Harriers. Show all posts

Western Marsh Harrier

Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) nests in all of Europe, northwest Africa, northern parts of the Middle East and Central Asia. It nests in almost every country in Europe, but is absent in northern Scandinavia. Marsh Harrier is rare in the British Isles and currently doesn't breed in Ireland and Wales. In the Middle East you find populations in Turkey, Iraq and Iran and Central Asia extends the species' spread eastward as far as the north-western China, Mongolia and Lake Baikal region of Siberia.


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Northern Harrier

The Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) is a migratory bird that breeds across the northern parts of the northern hemisphere, in Canada, America and northern Eurasia. In winter, the Palearctic populations move to more southern areas of Europe, northern Africa and temperate Asia, and occurs as far north as in southern Sweden and northern Britain. The nearktiska populations move to the southern region of the U.S., to Mexico and Central America. In the milder breeding areas, such as France, Britain and southern U.S. the Northern Harrier can occur year round.




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Hen Harrier


The Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus) or Northern Harrier is a migratory bird that breeds across the northern parts of the northern hemisphere, in Canada, USA and northern Eurasia. In winter, the palearctic populations move to more southern areas of Europe, northern Africa and temperate Asia, and occurs as far north as southern Sweden and northern Britain. The nearktiska populations moving to the more southern parts of the United States, to Mexico and Central America. In the milder breeding areas, such as France, Britain and southern U.S. species can occur year round. Hen Harrier is a bird of prey that breeds in heathland and wetlands, but even in rural cultivation in Eurasia.
The hen harriers place their nests  directly on the ground.
The hen harrier hunts small mammals and birds by surprise attacks, by slowly gliding over fields and moors. This harrier tends to be a very vocal bird while it glides over its hunting ground.

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Pallid harrier

Pallid harrier bird painting by Artmagenta
Pallid harrier

The pale or pallid harrier (Circus macrourus) is a migratory bird of prey of the harrier family. It breeds in southern parts of eastern Europe and central Asia (such as Iran) and winters mainly in India and southeast Asia.

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Montagu's Harrier

Montqagu's Harrier sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Montqagu's Harrier
Montagu's harrier (Circus pygargus) is a migratory bird breeding in Europe and northern Africa, east through Russia, Turkey, Iran and China. In winter the bird migrate to tropical Africa, India and the Maldives.
Montagu's harrier sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta.
Montqagu's Harrier