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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
 
Browse photos of the Northern Goshawk
 
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
Photo of this raptor. (From the Virtual Birder)
 
Northern Goshawk in Flight
(near adult)
Northern Goshawk in Flight
 
 
     
   

 

 


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