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
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.