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A female Northern Harrier hunting in the Skagit Valley

The feathers around the ears of Northern Harriers are very similar to those of owls. These raptors hunt by flying low over fields, with the goal of scaring rodents into movement, which they can easily hear. This Harrier also frightened a large flock of female Redwing Blackbirds while on her hunt.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2018, 2:40 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON
Camera Model: COOLPIX P900
Focal Length: 57.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO100
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