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    • Açor
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    • Accipiter gentilis
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    • Gavilán azor
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    • Northern Goshawk
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

fizzle37

Date

October 18, 2014 06:24 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

kweintraub

Date

September 27, 2014 05:05 PM PDT

Description

Goshawk fly by, heading downhill, while I was hiking uphill.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

speedy

Date

August 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) Accipiter gentilis

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

August 19, 2014 01:29 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

archiverde

Date

May 15, 2012

Description

Bello ejemplar (hembra) en lo alto de un árbol en el parque. Identificado por descarte y tamaño un par de años después.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

June 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Adult defensive. Photo taken from afar.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

kylejones

Date

June 28, 2014 12:36 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

adamdv18

Date

May 11, 2013 06:51 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

August 1, 2012

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

soulore

Date

March 18, 2014 04:32 PM PDT

Description

Flowerly Trail hunt flight through the trees

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

dhobern

Date

March 4, 2014 08:15 AM CET

Description

Landed in tree and was chased off by two Hooded Crows. Accipiter at least as large as crows and with bulkier appearance. Presumed to be a male.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

rwp84

Date

May 21, 1972
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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.