Hen Harrier Circus pygargus

Scarce passage migrant and winter visitor, mainly September - May; rare in summer. Bred to 1872. This species has become less numerous isince the 1990s. Former roosting sites on The Wash used to hold double figures throughout the winter period. RBBP.

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