Definition of marsh hawk in English:

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marsh hawk

noun

North American
Another term for northern harrier.
Example sentences
  • We saw plenty of these mighty marsh hawks along with a mess of other raptor species including Bald Eagle, American Kestrel, Peregrine Falcon, Red-tailed Hawk, and Turkey Vulture.
  • Situated on one of North America's major migratory bird routes, the Tantramar Marshes offer prime nesting and feeding grounds for marsh hawks and hundreds of waterfowl.
  • Our fields are bordered by riparian zones - a river or a creek where there are nesting marsh hawks and red-tailed hawks, bobcat runs and coyote trails.

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