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Synonyms for harrier

a persistent attacker

a hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller

Related Words

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

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As the next generation of close air support, the Harrier is at the heart of Marine Corps aviation; protecting ground troops.
Ben Russell (66th) and Ash Chambers (80th) helped Liverpool Harriers to ninth place overall with Wirral the next local team home in 22nd.
In 1929 the event was won by Birchfield Harriers in a time of 2 hours 11 minutes, with Sparkhill Harriers in second place, Wednesbury Harriers third and Tipton Harriers fourth.
Longwood Harriers, for example, did not allow women to run as members until a ladies' section was formed in 1932.
The RSPB believes there are ways of From 19 reducing conflict with grouse moor interests without illegally killing hen harriers.
Harriers boss Steve Burr said: "We just need to keep on winning as many matches as we can and hope that Mansfield slip up at the same time.
SHOULD you look up at the wild Welsh skies now you have a greater chance of spotting the Welsh hen harrier gliding by.
Air Vice Marshal (Ret'd) Peter Dodworth, was one of the first four pilots to be trained on the Harriers and served in No 1 (F) Squadron, the first to fly the Harrier GR1 back in 1969.
A HARRIER jump jet took off from a British aircraft carrier for the last time yesterday.
The harriers were initially discovered by local ornithologist Pete Burton, and further observations by Cheshire Wildlife Trust chairman and ornithologist Prof David Norman confirmed that breeding was indeed taking place, including regular sightings of the male carrying food to the nest area.
He also wants anyone who is out and about to report any sightings of harriers to the RSPB Hen Harrier Hotline on 0845 4600121.
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.
Harriers and the new Sea Harrier first went into battle during the Falklands War, where they soon developed a fearsome reputation.
Naval Air Systems Command have signed a contract that begins the remanufacturing program for Spain's EAV-8B day-attack Harriers.
was victorious in the inaugural ay showdown organsied by Knowsley Callum Grant (Liverpool Harriers) was victorious in the inaugural 4-Mile Boxing Day showdown organsied by Knowsley Harriers.