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goshawk

slate-blue, expert hunting hawk, 2 ft long with a 4 ft wingspan. A quick flyer that catches most of its prey on the wing. Called also Accipiter gentilis.
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RARE BEAUTY Scotland has only 150 breeding pairs of goshawks.
For example, goshawks may initially prey upon other species (e.
One peregrine falcon (PF04) and 4 brown goshawks (BG04, BG05, BG06, and BG08) from group 2 that had lost weight were taken back into captivity.
Today, goshawks are a fully protected species and listed under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.
But magistrates chairman Howie Roberts found him not guilty of disturbing the goshawk.
RECOVERING Goshawks were hunted to near extinction, but their numbers have been growing stronger at Kielder since the 1960s
NOTE TO EDITORS: Photo of northern goshawks available via Wieck Photo DataBase to any newspaper or media outlet with telephoto receiver, or electronic darkroom that can accept overhead transmissions.
These uses were aside from the snags' more transitory potential as scratching posts for bobcats and bears or hunting perches for goshawks and great horned owls.
EVENTS to celebrate wildlife in Northumberland will get of to a flying start with a bid to track down goshawks.
O'Connor, of St Anne's Road, Huyton, also pleaded guilty to making a false declaration to the Department of Environment, Fisheries and Rural Affairs (Defra) in relation to the bird in October 2001, taking two goshawks in May 2000 and being in possession of a goshawk tail.
Martin, from Blackhall Mill, has been monitoring goshawks at Kielder Water and Forest Park in Northumberland for decades and every year rings chicks to keep tabs on their welfare.
He denied illegally taking two goshawks from Hagg Side, Derwent Valley, Derbyshire, in May, 2000 and also pleaded not guilty to possessing parts of a goshawk on February 26 this year.