Swamp Harrier

Swamp Harrier (Circus approximans)

Wingspan 1400mm body weight of 480g

Swamp Harrier will fly to Lord Howe about once a year, only one or two. They tend to arrive here in about May when the Shearwater chicks are fat and plump and make easy pickings. Thought to be coming from NZ a flight of 850 N miles.