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TRASH BIRDS—Asian Pied Harrier & African Pied Wagtails

washes of India and sepia inks 20” x 26”

The Asian Pied Harrier (Circus melanoleucos) is a predatory bird that's distributed widely, from Pakistan and Mongolia to Singapore and the Philippines. Like other members of its genus, it feeds heavily on rodents, typically foraging by coursing low over the ground. The African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp) ranges over most of the African continent, where it spends much of its time on the ground, where it lays two to seven speckled eggs in a loosely-woven grass cup.