northern harrier


a hawk of North America and Europe, Circus cyaneus, that frequents marshes and meadows.

Nearby words

  1. northern corn rootworm,
  2. northern corn-leaf blight,
  3. northern cross,
  4. northern crown,
  5. northern dvina,
  6. northern hemisphere,
  7. northern hog sucker,
  8. northern ireland,
  9. northern isles,
  10. northern kingdom

Also called marsh hawk; British, hen harrier. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019