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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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So it's depressing when yet another hen harrier goes off the radar like this, especially when the tag data is so precise.
The Moorland Association is delighted that Natural England has issued a ground-breaking research licence to test if brood management will help improve the Hen Harrier population and range in upland northern England.
Andrew Miller, head of programmes and conservation at Northumberland National Park, and chairman of the Northumberland Hen Harrier Protection Partnership, said: "With so few hen harriers breeding in England the loss of even a single bird is devastating.
HEN harriers are declining in numbers, the RSPB has warned.
A successful spring and summer hen harriers watch has prompted the project to continue this winter.
And another hen harrier nest in County Durham produced three chicks.
As the next generation of close air support, the Harrier is at the heart of Marine Corps aviation; protecting ground troops.
The Toyota Harrier Modellista features an all-round aero kit, a custom front grille, extra chrome parts, lowered suspension and 19-inch aluminium wheels fitted with Yokohama tyres.
Then, to gasps and applause, the last Harrier jump jet to fly finally bowed out - slowly tilting forwards towards the crowd while suspended in the air.
END OF AN ERA: Harrier takes off from HMS Ark Royal
He and Admiral Sir John Forster Woodward - Commander of the British naval force in the Falklands - have set up a petition to save the Harrier at www.
However, Cheshire Wildlife Trust can now reveal that the marsh harriers successfully raised three chicks, which have now left the nest.