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HEN HARRIER

Observed: 2nd October 2013 By: ianbarnettianbarnett’s reputation in Birdsianbarnett’s reputation in Birdsianbarnett’s reputation in Birdsianbarnett’s reputation in Birds
HEN HARRIER
Description:

Extinct in England but we are seeing them daily on Uist!

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ophrys's picture

Age?

Dark inner secondaries suggest a juvenile, maybe. Juveniles of both sexes are also white-rumped ringtails, so ringtails are not necessarily females. Not a species I see very often, though, so others might age it better than I can.

Lucky you...seeing them so often!

Ian
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ianbarnett's picture

Thanks Ian.

Yes I know that both sexes are ring tailed. My comment wasn't very clear.seen males too... they look amazing. Thanks for the extra detail about poss juvi, hadn't thought about that.

Ian