Species: Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)

Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

The Norwegian population of Northern Goshawk is estimated to about 2500 breeding pairs. The number of breeding birds are decreasing, and it is a red-list species in Norway (Category: Vulnerable).

Norwegian name: Hønsehauk

Confusion species: Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)

Norwegian Red List 2015: Near Threatened


Lyd fra hønsehauk © Alberto Masi

Systematics :

KingdomAnimals (Animalia)
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum  Vertebrata
Class   Birds (Aves)
Order    Accipitriformes
Family     Accipitridae
Genus      Accipiter
Species       Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)