Northern Harrier

Diurnal Birds of Prey

Northern Harrier

Circus cyaneus

All Year

Diurnal Birds of Prey

Northern Harrier

Daniel Fitzgerald

Northern Harrier

Daniel Fitzgerald

This slim long-winged, long-tailed raptor glides over open country often close to the ground flashing its distinctive white rump patch.  The male is gray above and pale below while the female is brown with heavily streaked breast.

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