from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A slim-bodied hawk (Circus cyaneus) found in marshy areas of northern North America and Eurasia, having an owllike face and a white patch on the tail. Also called hen harrier, marsh hawk.
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- n. common harrier of North America and Europe; nests in marshes and open land
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