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A European Marsh Harrier hunting over a field in the Netherlands.  Harriers often hunt by flying low over the ground searching for prey, or hovering in place as this bird is doing, ready to pounce down on an unsuspecting rodent, bird, amphibian, or insect.

(Photo by Jan Putters)

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