Marsh harrier

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marsh harrier
1.  a European harrier, Circus aeruginosus, that frequents marshy regions
2.  (US), (Canadian) Also: marsh hawk, Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): hen harrier a common harrier, Circus cyaneus, that flies over fields and marshes and nests in marshes and open land

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marsh harrier

Old World harrier frequenting marshy regions 
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