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 a few wing beats as possible. The specimen shown on this page was photographed over reedbeds near Vilamoura.

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Marsh Harrier 3

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