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hen harrier

see harrier. Called also marsh hawk.
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She was last seen winning the Bosra Sham Stakes at the track and onceraced maiden winners Lady Correspondent and Beautiful Romance represent John Gosden and Saeed bin Suroor Betfred: 4 Osaila, 9-2 Beautiful Romance, Terror, 11-2 Marsh Hawk, 6 Muraaqaba, 7 New Providence, 8 Lady Correspondent, 20 bar.
The others, from the west around to the south, were Rough-Legged Hawk, Fish Hawk, Marsh Hawk, Hummingbird, Swallowtail Kite, and White-Throated Swift.
One morning I was watching a group of sage grouse watering within a few yards of my blind when a marsh hawk showed up and started circling the area.
These in turn provide food for the red-tail hawk, marsh hawk, and other raptors.
Another night, years later, we came home late to find all the chickens outside, and a marsh hawk inside.
His Whatdoiwantthatfor (2015) and Marsh Hawk (2014) have finished second in the past two years.
The daughter of Bahamian Bounty came with a late surge under Jim Crowley to collar the well-regarded Marsh Hawk by a short head and win going away, form boosted by the smart runner-up since.
The daughter of Bahamian Bounty came with a definitive late surge under Jim Crowley to collar the wellregarded Marsh Hawk by a short head and win going away, form very much boosted by the smart runner-up since.
Earlier on Friday, Godolphin's Code of Honour, second in the Cambridgeshire once before, staked a claim for this year's renewal with victory in the Dubai Duty Free Conditions Stakes while Marsh Hawk won the Dubai Duty Free Full Of Surprses Fillies' Stakes.
Richard Hannon's Marsh Hawk is the unknown quantity having won her maiden by seven lengths but she stole a lead on leaving the stalls that day and Second behind Marsh Hawk at Newmarket was the Barry Hillstrained Fadhayyil and she should have no trouble opening her account in the second division of the Virginia Walwyn Memorial EBF Quidhampton Maiden Fillies' Stakes.
On slow wings the marsh hawk is patrolling possibility--soaring, sliding down almost to ground level, twisting suddenly at something in the marsh hay or dune grass, their autumnal colours snagging his eye where he finds the slightest aberration, any stir that isn't the wind's, and abruptly plunges on it.
Harriet Zinnes, Drawing on the Wall, Marsh Hawk P, 2002.