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Harrier

a medium-sized, muscular, shorthaired dog with straight legs, level back and square chest. It is a scent hound and is said to be a small replica of the English Foxhound.

harrier

substantive name of hawk-like bird, called also Circus spp.
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Hen harriers are fully protected by law and raptor persecution is a national wildlife crime priority.
Improving the conservation status of hen harriers across England is something I feel very passionate about.
Manu the hen harrier POLICE and the RSPB are investigating the disappearance of a rare bird of prey which fledged in the Northumberland area this summer.
Hen harriers are the most threatened birds of prey in the UK due to illegal killings and destruction of heather moorland and forestry, their natural habitat.
Darlington Harriers also won two races, the female F160 team event and men's M200 race.
Roath Harriers B team rubbed in the premier team's success by finishing third in the team race and the other Roath Harriers placings were: Walter Brown (24th); Doug Mends (25th); John Burrows (31st); Tom Farrant (35th); Brian Griffiths (39th); C Craig (41st); W Thomas (42nd); Mac Beames (44th); G Morgan (45th) and G Davies (47th).
The first lady finisher was Johanna Winks, a female vet over 35, from Halifax Harriers with a time of 41.
Sightings of hen harriers, including the sex, behaviour, a grid reference, time and date, should be emailed to HenHarrier@snh.
We all look forward to a day when there are many more harriers flying free in Northumberland.
AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom 1-VI Lon Nordeen.
In 1929 the event was won by Birchfield Harriers in a time of 2 hours 11 minutes, with Sparkhill Harriers in second place, Wednesbury Harriers third and Tipton Harriers fourth.
Harriers should have rammed home the advantage, but strike partner Anthony Malbon drove wide after robbing midfield man Josh Walker in front of goal, before Callum Gittings smashed another effort inches off target.