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    • Habicht
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    • Accipiter gentilis
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    • autour des palombes
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    • Gavilán azor
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    • Northern Goshawk
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Recent observations

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What

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

lukasdiehl

Date

May 1, 2015 11:03 AM CEST

Description

Gesehen flach zwischen Kiefern fliegend.

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

jzzipkin

Date

April 30, 2015 08:59 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

elinpierce

Date

April 22, 2015 08:23 AM MDT

Description

Hunting

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis ssp. atricapillus

Observer

elinpierce

Date

April 19, 2015 10:50 AM MDT

Description

Female fly and hunting

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

lungta

Date

April 15, 2015 05:07 PM CEST

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

elinpierce

Date

March 24, 2015 11:13 AM MDT

Description

Check

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

lungta

Date

April 8, 2015 12:07 PM CEST

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

miwasatoshi

Date

December 14, 2003

Description

unusually low elevation

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

speedy

Date

March 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

speedy

Date

March 13, 2015

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Square

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Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

speedy

Date

March 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Observer

mossy

Date

the past

Description

A big Bird of prey swooped down from the deep woods and nearly went after my dog I think. It got really close to her, it was checking her out for sure. If my dog was a chihuahua I think she would have been a hawks lunch. I wondered if the Hawk was going to attack me as it checked me out too. Maybe it was nesting in the deep woods?? It flew away before I could get a good picture of it, then it sat on a branch and watched us for few seconds before it left. I was deep in old growth hemlock, never seen a hawk in that habitat before.. here are two really bad pictures of it. I guess the hawk saw the movement and thought mouse only to swoop down and see a dog??? Someone suggested northern goshawk

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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.