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Summary information for HARRIER, NORTHERN
Common Name HARRIER, NORTHERN
Scientific Name CIRCUS CYANEUS
Status NONGAME, STATE ENDANGERED, STATE RANK S2, GLOBAL RANK G5
Primary Habitat Association Grassland(matrix)
Preferred Habitat Inhabit open fields, prairies, native grass plantings and shallow marshes. Herbaceous vegetation should be dense, with nearly 100% canopy cover, and reach height of 10" by mid-may.
Distribution Rare summer resident, uncommon winter resident *46*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ADAIR, ANDREW, ATCHISON, BARTON, BATES, BENTON, BOLLINGER, BOONE, BUCHANAN, BUTLER, CALLAWAY, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARROLL, CASS, CEDAR, CHARITON, CLAY, CLINTON, COLE, COOPER, CRAWFORD, DADE, DALLAS, DEKALB, FRANKLIN, GENTRY, GREENE, HARRISON, HENRY, HOLT, IRON, JACKSON, JASPER, JEFFERSON, JOHNSON, LACLEDE, LAFAYETTE, LAWRENCE, LEWIS, LINCOLN, LINN, LIVINGSTON, MACON, MADISON, MARION, MCDONALD, MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, MORGAN, NEWTON, NODAWAY, OSAGE, PERRY, PETTIS, PIKE, PUTNAM, RALLS, REYNOLDS, SCOTT, SHELBY, ST. CHARLES, ST. CLAIR, ST. FRANCOIS, ST. LOUIS, STE. GENEVIEVE, STODDARD, SULLIVAN, TEXAS, VERNON, WASHINGTON, WAYNE

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