Definition of Montagu's harrier in English:

Montagu's harrier

Line breaks: Mon|tagu's har|rier
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒntəgjuːz/

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A slender migratory Eurasian bird of prey, the male having pale grey plumage with black wing tips.
  • Circus pygargus, family Accipitridae


mid 19th century: named after George Montagu (1751–1815), British naturalist.

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