Marsh Harrier - Circus aeruginosus

Pictures - John Foss

The Marsh Harrier feeds on lizards, small birds, voles and insects. These impressive birds glide silently over reedbeds or low vegetation using as few wing beats as possible. The specimen shown on this page was photographed over reedbeds near Vilamoura.

Marsh Harrier 1


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Marsh Harrier 3

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