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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

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varajuan

Date

June 8, 2013 11:42 AM MDT

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

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joshuagsmith

Date

June 10, 2016 04:00 PM MST

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

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natureinla

Date

December 8, 2016

Description

Photo and Observation via Instagram by a_viduetsky

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

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lauragola

Date

January 1, 2017 06:49 PM CET

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

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lorri-gong

Date

November 9, 2012 09:17 AM PST

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

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martingrimm

Date

December 30, 2016 12:35 PM CET

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

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smnhc

Date

November 1, 2016 10:07 AM MDT

Description

Pictured here often (could be same individual returning or different ones). Believe it is a Cooper's hawk, but correct me if I'm wrong.

At a natural spring, in a forested area of mostly Ponderosa pine, juniper, Douglas-fir.

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

jeffyeo

Date

October 12, 2016

Description

Conifer forest/lake edge;
perched in conifer adjacent to campground boat launch

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

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francescocecere

Date

December 20, 2016 05:51 PM CET

Description

trovato morto/founded dead

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis ssp. atricapillus

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zelicaon

Date

June 23, 2010 07:41 AM PDT

Description

This angry Goshawk and I crossed paths as hiked up the Starlight Mountain trail. It spend some time watching her though she did start to dive bomb me.

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

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darontansley

Date

April 12, 2016 01:19 PM HST

Description

This Northern Goshawk killed and ate one of my chickens.

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

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fm5050

Date

November 6, 2016 01:29 PM EST

Description

Dive-bombing a Golden Eagle. Waggoners Gap, PA November 6, 2016

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Description from Wikipedia

The northern goshawk /ˈɡɒs.hɔːk/ (Old English: gōsheafoc, "goose-hawk"), Accipiter gentilis, is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes other diurnal raptors, such as eagles, buzzards and harriers. As a species in the Accipiter genus, the goshawk is often considered a true "hawk".

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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