Northern Goshawk
Accipiter gentilis
(m-L 18-22" WS 35-41" Wt 1.1-2.6 lb)
(f-L 23-27" WS 43-50" Wt 1.8-4.9 lb)
Vitosha Mountain
Bulgaria
12May2015
In much of temperate Europe, Asia
and No. America...fiercely defends
against people and other animals.
Goshawks have a bad reputation:
moody, sulky, vicious.
(Lev Grossman)