Northern Goshawk

Accipiter gentilis

Summary 2

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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  1. (c) Steve Garvie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/50079771@N08/5380812766
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accipiter_gentilis

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