Northern Goshawk

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Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), is a medium-large raptor of the family Accipitridae. It has a huge range across the Mature Deciduous and Boreal Forests of the Holarctic Zone, where it is largely resident except in the far north where it becomes migratory to more southerly regions. In the AWB Region it is resident in NW Morocco, much of the suitable habitat in Turkey, the Southern Caucasus extending into NE Turkey and NW Iran, Cyprus and The Levant.

Type…. Raptor
Habitat Summer: Mature deciduous and Coniferous forests, with open spaces, more remote from human activity,
Habitat Nests.: in tall trees, with open spaces, and intermediate canopy, upto mountain forests,
Habitat passage: generally more visibly open spaces
Habitat Winter: lower and warmer remote forest edges

Order..: Accipitriformes
Family.: Accipitridae
Genus..: Accipiter

Species: Accipiter gentilis
Northern Goshawk – Fact File – arkive.org
Northern Goshawk – Species Sheet – peregrinefund.org
Northern Goshawk – Species Sheet – wikipedia.org
Northern Goshawk – Species Factsheet – birdlife.org
Northern Goshawk – Range & Calls – xeno-canto.org
Northern Goshawk – Sightings – ebird.org

Additional Material…
Northern Goshawk – Videos & Sounds – bbc.co.uk
Northern Goshawk – Redlist status – iucnredlist.org

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