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Long Winged Harrier (Circus buffoni) A Long Winged Harrier soaring, on the lookout for potential prey. Animal,Animalia,Aves,Birds,Caribbean,Circus buffoni,Long Winged Harrier,Trinidad and Tobago,long winged harrier Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Long Winged Harrier (Circus buffoni)

A Long Winged Harrier soaring, on the lookout for potential prey.

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  1. Wonderful, what a shot! Posted 4 months ago
  2. Thanks Ferdy! I took this photo using a 18MP camera that produces a lot of noise at any ISO over 200 and my 75-300 mm kit lens lol. Posted 4 months ago
    1. A thrilling capture though, what a stunning raptor. Posted 4 months ago
  3. That's a real beauty, great shot. Posted 4 months ago
    1. Thank you :) Posted 4 months ago

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The long-winged harrier is a common bird of prey species endemic to South America. They are members of the family Accipitridae, under the genus ''Circus'' which encompasses other harrier species. Its range encompasses most of South America, in grassland and wetland all across the continent. The long-winged harrier is a carnivorous bird, and will feed on many different animals found in its habitat.

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by Wesley Goorachan
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By Wesley Goorachan

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Uploaded Mar 15, 2021. Captured Jun 20, 2020 17:44.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/7.1
  • 1/4096s
  • ISO6400
  • 300mm