Gallery - Photos tagged by harrier

Australasian Harrier Kahu 1

This mature bird has just landed to inspect a possum it has spied in farm paddock, Coast Rd Wainuiomata. NB. the legs have a interesting coverage of feathers that I have not seen in any other pictures or illustrations.

Australasian Harrier, Kahu4 Lookout!!

This was taken just before a younger Harrier landed featured in the next picture

Australasian Harrier Kahu 7

Australasian Harrier garding its food

Australasian Harrier-Kahu Fighting

Here we see two male Harriers fighting over who gets to eat first. This skermish was over very quickly(2 sec).

Australasian Harrier, Kahu4 Lookout my turn!

This young Harrier is notable for its dark brown coloring (body & eyes)

Australasian Harrier, Kahu Off we Go

This prize was too good to risk loosing!

Australasian Harrier, Kahu 3

A rather stringee bit

Australasian Harrier, Kahu 4

Eyes on the sky as other birds are also looking for food.

Australasian Harrier, Kahu 2

By now it is feeling safe and is about to start feeding

Australasian Harrier, Kahu 1

Australasian Harrier, Kahu is commonly seen flying over farmland through out NZ.