Northern Goshawk
(Accipter gentilis)

        
Northern Goshawk
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Northern Goshawk Information

Length:
19 - 26"

Breeding Habitat:
Coniferous or mixed forests, with some openings for hunting. Prefers habitat in remote areas, away from human disturbance. Requires large trees for
nesting.

Diet:
Small to medium-sized birds such as doves, crows, small hawks, owls, ducks, pheasants, grouse; small to medium-sized mammals, including shrews, mice, chipmunks, squirrels, weasels, woodchucks, snowshoe hares, rabbits; some large insects.
 
 
Identification tips for the Northern Goshawk
 
Calls of the Northern Goshawk Hawk
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Northern Goshawk Breeding Map Northern Goshawk Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional photos and information:

Northern Goshawk
Photo of Northern Goshawk, identifying characteristics, range, habitat, nesting, feeding habits, conservation status. (From the Raptor Center)
 
Northern Goshawk in Flight
(near adult)
Northern Goshawk in Flight
 
 
     
   

 

 


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