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  Swamp Harrier (Circus approximans)

Swamp Harrier | Circus approximans photo
Swamp Harrier, eating a hare. Near Makara Beach, Wellington region, New Zealand.

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Swamp Harrier | Circus approximans photo
Swamp Harrier in flight

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SWAMP HARRIER FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Falconiformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Circus
Species:approximans
Common Name:Swamp Harrier

Relatives in same Genus
  Spotted Harrier (C. assimilis)