marsh hawk definition

  • noun:
    • identify north harrier.
    • The marsh harrier.
    • The common American marsh-harrier, Circus hudsonius, the only member of the Circinæ found in North America: so called from frequenting marshes and wet meadows in search of its prey, which consists chiefly of frogs and other reptiles.
    • typical harrier of the united states and Europe; nests in marshes and available land

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