Northern Goshawk

Accipiter gentilis - Autour des palombes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Accipiter

  • Species
    :

    gentilis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 69 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 96 à 127 cm.
  • Weight
    : 800 à 1509 g
Longevity

19 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Accipiter gentilis buteoides (n Eurasia)
  • Accipiter gentilis albidus (ne Siberia)
  • Accipiter gentilis schvedowi (ne Asia to c China)
  • Accipiter gentilis fujiyamae (Japan)
  • Accipiter gentilis gentilis (c and n Europe)
  • Accipiter gentilis marginatus (Italy and the Balkans to Caucasus and n Iran)
  • Accipiter gentilis arrigonii (Corsica, Sardinia)
  • Accipiter gentilis atricapillus (North America. except sw Canada, sw USA and nw Mexico.)
  • Accipiter gentilis laingi (islands of British Columbia. sw Canada.)
  • Accipiter gentilis apache (sw USA, nw Mexico)

Foreign names

  • Autour des palombes,
  • Azor Común,
  • Açor,
  • Habicht,
  • Héja,
  • Havik,
  • Astore comune,
  • Duvhök,
  • Hønsehauk,
  • jastrab veľký,
  • jestřáb lesní,
  • Duehøg,
  • kanahaukka,
  • astor comú,
  • Gáshaukur,
  • jastrząb (zwyczajny),
  • vistu vanags,
  • kragulj,
  • Тетеревятник,
  • オオタカ,
  • 苍鹰,
  • เหยี่ยวนกเขาท้องขาว,
  • 蒼鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Grassland : Tundra ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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