Hen harrier

Description
Hen harriers are rare winter visitors to Devon, but this bird was shot by game keeper Ernest Isles at Morchard Bishop, mid-Devon, in 1923. It remains the most persecuted of birds since it is seen as a threat to grouse numbers on shooting estates.
Accession Loan No.
56/1923
Simple Name
bird: mount
Full Name
ACCIPITRIDAE: Circus cyaneus (Linnaeus): hen harrier
Collector / Excavator
Isles, Ernest
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
hen harrier
Family
ACCIPITRIDAE
Genus
Circus
Species
cyaneus
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Collection Class
Birds
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Parish
Morchard Bishop
Collection Town
Crediton
Collection County
Devon
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:44
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:46:44

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