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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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Long-winged Harrier

Long-winged Harrier

Circus buffoni

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The Long-winged Harrier is common in the Ibera Marshes.  It is a medium sized hawk of around 50cm with long narow wings.

It hunts low and can change direction rapidly in an aerobatic manouver.  It has a dark and a pale morph - we have the latter at our reserve.  Upperparts are dark brown and underparts white with grey streaking.  The face is disc shaped somewhat resembling an owl, with a brown throat.  The tail is banded with a white tip and it has yellow legs.

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