marsh harrier


marsh harrier
Any of several related raptors, of the species Circus, which inhabit swampy ground.

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  • Marsh Harrier — Marsh harriers Western Marsh Harriers Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Marsh harrier — Marsh Marsh, n. [OE. mersch, AS. mersc, fr. mere lake. See {Mere} pool, and cf. {Marish}, {Morass}.] A tract of soft wet land, commonly covered partially or wholly with water; a fen; a swamp; a morass. [Written also {marish}.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marsh harrier — Taxobox name = Marsh harriers status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 200px image caption = Western Marsh Harriers regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes familia = Accipitridae genus = Circus… …   Wikipedia

  • marsh harrier — noun Old World harrier frequenting marshy regions • Syn: ↑Circus Aeruginosus • Hypernyms: ↑harrier • Member Holonyms: ↑Circus, ↑genus Circus * * * noun : a harrier ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marsh Harrier — nendrinė lingė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Circus aeruginosus angl. Marsh Harrier vok. Rohrweihe …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • marsh-harrier — marsh harrˈier noun A European harrier hawk frequenting marshes • • • Main Entry: ↑marsh …   Useful english dictionary

  • marsh harrier — noun a large harrier (bird) that frequents marshes and reed beds. [Circus aeruginosus and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • marsh harrier — /ˈmaʃ hæriə/ (say mahsh hareeuh) noun a harrier, Circus aeruginosus, found through Europe and Asia, having a cream coloured head …   Australian English dictionary

  • Western Marsh Harrier — Adult male (front), juvenile (behind) and adult female (back) Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Madagascar Marsh Harrier — Taxobox name = Madagascar Marsh Harrier status = VU status system = IUCN3.1 image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes familia = Accipitridae genus = Circus species = C. macrosceles binomial = Circus… …   Wikipedia


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