Last year, I had staked out a place that goshawks
had nested in.
"So, along with their natural habitat being spoiled by environmental developments like wind farms, you could say that goshawks
have become almost as disenfranchised as the kids that got into punk way back in the '70s."
Add to this the ongoing problem we're now having from goshawks
. They attack quite viciously."
Within two hours of picking through sodden woodland, a goshawk
duly obliged, its pale rump and barred tail visible above the tree canopy.
Brain specimens from one 6-week-old goose, which died during the encephalitis outbreak in a Hungarian goose flock, and brain samples from a goshawk
, which also died from encephalitis, were used for WNV nucleic acid determination.
Presiding Judge Yoshiko Tanaka ruled that the Shizuoka prefectural government is capable of procuring land to build an airport and is considering measures to protect goshawks
Researchers at Ehime and Gifu universities said Wednesday they have found extremely high concentrations of dioxins in the bodies of goshawks
, falcons and other birds of prey that inhabit Japan.
("It's clearly a Cooper's hawk and here's why..."; "It's clearly a goshawk
and here's why...") However, all seemed to agree that it is an immature accipiter (or bird hawk), but whether it was a Cooper's or a goshawk
, it seems only the bird knows for sure!
Kielder Water & Forest Park in Northumberland is one of only two strongholds in the country for the goshawk
has been caught sneaking into a South Wales chicken coop - the second in just two months.
Among the wildlife pictures, Steven Dobrowski has a superb picture of a goshawk
preparing to dive on two helpless victims, while the victim is already in an owl's mouth in Phil Hack's What Mouse?