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Accipiter gentilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

159104  (

marine, brackish
Not documented
Distribution North America  
Distribution North America [details]
CaRMS (2021). Accipiter gentilis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2021-05-07
Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2021). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Accipiter gentilis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2021-05-07
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z

basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H. J. (1990). Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 221: 532 p., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Vanner, M. (2003). The encyclopedia of North American birds. <em>Paragon Publishing.</em> 1-383. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 21-26" (53-66 cm); Wingspan: 40-46" (102-117 cm) [details]

Distribution North America [details]

Reproduction Breeds from Labrador to Alaska and southwards into the northern United States to Maryland, Colorado, and California. Winters in most of its Breeding range and south to Virginia, Texas, and southern California. Nest is usually placed in deciduous trees and seldom more than 30 feet from the ground. Eggs are laid from late April to late May. [details]
Albanian gjeraqina  [details]
Bulgarian Голям ястреб  [details]
Danish duehøg  [details]
Dutch havik  [details]
English northern goshawkgoshawk  [details]
French autour des palombes  [details]
German Habicht  [details]
Hebrew נץ גדול  [details]
Lithuanian vištvanagis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Διπλοσάϊνο  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål hønsehauk  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk hønsehauk  [details]
Polish jastrząb  [details]
Russian ястреб-тетеревятник  [details]
Slovenian kragulj  [details]
Spanish azor común  [details]
Swedish duvhök  [details]
Turkish çayır kuşucayir kusu  [details]
Ukrainian Яструб великий  [details]
Welsh gwalch marthin  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (USNM610349 Accipiter gentilis  ventral skull CUp)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (USNM610349 Accipiter gentilis  ventral skull)
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