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Northern Harrier - Circus cyaneus | by Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith
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Northern Harrier - Circus cyaneus

Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) is the diurnal equivalent of the nocturnal Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus). Both birds fly low over the terrain searching for prey, dropping suddenly when the unwary make an inopportune movement.

I used Photoshop CS3 to replace the upper third of the background that was originally a bleached out fog.

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Taken on October 12, 2007