Northern Harrier

Circus hudsonius

ML153737541


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Valerie Burdette
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eBird Checklist S55375740
Bolton Flats WMA--Bolton
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 42.464, -71.6401 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Comments

Hawk being harassed by smaller birds (I believe red-winged blackbirds).

Observation details

One hawk being harassed by two larger birds, flying over the marshes. I first believed it to be a Cooper's hawk but have been corrected and am identifying this as a northern harrier--see photos.

Technical Information

Model
NIKON D5000
f-stop
f/6.3
Focal length
400 mm
Shutter speed
1/1000 sec
ISO
500
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
300KB
Dimensions
1791 x 1194

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