Baking: Northern Goshawk

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Accipiter gentilis

Length: 20-25 in Wingspan: 40-45 in Weight: 1.5-3 lbs

Identification:

Dark gray back and light front with fine gray barring. White eyebrow. Tail is long and wings are rounded.

northern_goshawk

Distribution:

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Range map by IUCN

Cool Facts:

The Northern Goshawk has a fierce reputation both when driving humans away from its nest, or helping them catch their dinner. Goshawks have been trained by falconers for over 2000 years, and were even depicted on the helmet of Atilla the Hun.

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References:

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