Hawks, buzzards, eagles, kites and harriers

HH_Amy Challis
Hen Harrier chick, Forest of Clunie SPA, Perthshire (A Challis)
This family of raptors, the Accipitriformes, is the largest and  includes the hawks, buzzards, eagles, kites, vultures and harriers. The SRMS monitors nine of the 32 species which occur in Britain & Europe. Click on the links below to find out more about each of these species. European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus Red Kite Milvus milvus White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus  Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos