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Synonyms for harrier

a persistent attacker

a hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller

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hawks that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on small terrestrial animals

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The harrier, named Marc, was one of two tagged as part of the EUfunded Hen Harrier LIFE+ project in July from a nest in the Scottish Borders.
Brood management is the sixth action within the Defra Hen Harrier Recovery Plan, ultimately aiming to reduce hen harrier predation of grouse chicks on driven grouse moors, leading to an improvement in the conservation status of hen harrier.
Manu the hen harrier POLICE and the RSPB are investigating the disappearance of a rare bird of prey which fledged in the Northumberland area this summer.
The fifth national hen harrier survey showed the number of breeding pairs of the bird of prey in England fell from 12 in 2010 to just four in 2016.
Rare hen harrier The public are being asked to report sightings of one of Britain's rarest birds of prey, the hen harrier, this winter.
Male hen harrier (left) and a yound hen harrier (main) ABIRD of prey threatened with extinction in England has bred in the North East for the first time in seven years.
AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom 1-VI Lon Nordeen.
In the women's event Catherine Howard (Knowsley Harriers) set a new course personal best of 18:52 taking victory ahead of Liverpool Harrier Charlotte Wilson-Dewhurst with Clare Constable (Liverpool Pembroke Sefton) in third position in 19:42.
Auto Business News-December 31, 2013--Toyota to launch Harrier Modellista and Harrier TRD Sportivo concept vehicle at 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon
From on board HMS Hermes, BBC war reporter Brian Hanrahan told how he had watched Harrier jump jets head off, and return, from a bombing raid with the words: "I'm not allowed to say how many planes joined the raid but I counted them all out and I counted them all back.
A HARRIER jump jet took off from a British aircraft carrier for the last time yesterday.
A HERO pilot who stood up to David Cameron over his controversial decision to axe Harrier jets once saved a US patrol from the Taliban.
The marsh harrier, rarer than the golden eagle, has a wingspan of nearly four feet.
First, a disclosure: both reviewers are Harrier pilots and former Harrier squadron commanders.
For the last few weeks, a harrier task force, co-ordinated by the RSPB, Forestry Commission, National Wildlife Crime Unit and Northumbria Police, mounted a guard on a pair of hen harriers nesting in Tynedale, to protect them from any illegal interference.