Goshawk

                                       ACCIPITER

Northern Goshawk

Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)

  • Largest and swiftest of the Accipiters.
  • Mainly native to northern forests.
  • Long history as a falconry bird.
  • Hunts both feathered and furred quarry.
  • Versatile hunter in variety of terrains and climates.
  • Often tempermental and difficult to train

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