Hen Harrier

photo by Isle of Man Government

Scientific classification

Order

Accipitriformes

Family

Accipitridae

Subfamily

Circus

Species

cyaneus

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with generally bluish-grey (male) or brown (female) plumage
* Relatively long wings and long tail. The female has brown striped underparts. The male has black wing tips
* Size: 41-52 cm, wingspan: 97-122 cm

Habitat

(half)open and wet areas

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe

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