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Synonyms for goshawk

large hawk of Eurasia and North America used in falconry

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After his activities, a North Wales goshawk abandoned its nest (left and below)
Rangers are staging three goshawk walks to raise the curtain on the Wild at Kielder season, which celebrates the forest's wildlife.
A US Navy trainee pilot, flying a T-45A Goshawk from the Kingsville naval air station in Texas, last week took the Rolls-Royce Turbomeca Adour engine past six million service hours.
Navigating and capitalizing on Asia's vast opportunities requires deep local knowledge and the ability to gauge and price risk," said Derek Chen, co-founder and Chairman of Goshawk.
The goshawk is a fascinating creature, a large hawk but so hard to find.
He said: "I got a goshawk and I put him away for the season.
We considered 13 hypotheses, a priori to analysis, which represented predictions about how goshawk abundance, weather during the breeding season, weather during the previous winter, exploitative competition (forest tent caterpillars, Malacosoma americanum), color phase ratios, mass of male grouse, and age ratios of both genders during the autumn correlated with Ruffed Grouse population indices that were conducted from 1983 to 2004 (Table 1).
Also present were the Rev Gerard Goshawk, minister, Six Ways Baptist Church, Erdington; the Ven Hayward Osborne, Archdeacon of Birmingham; Fr Gabriel Maguire, Erdington Abbey; Marie Ballard, head of John Taylor Hospice; Canon Pat Browne, Dean of St Chad's Cathedral; Dr Didi Bhomra, hospice medical director; Mike Overton, of the hospice League of Friends, Rosemary Cripps, the trust's service operations director for long term conditions, and Bibi Gurdev Kaur, founder of Sikh Nari Manch UK, Erdington.
The female goshawk was flying in the Stocksfield area when it vanished last week.
HIGH-FLIERS: (left to right) red kite, peregrine falcon, sparrow hawk and goshawk
The 20-metre Goshawk was heading for Hartlepool from Germany when contaminated fuel stopped its engine off Whitby at about 8pm last night.
THREATENED: Forced into extinction in the 19th Century Wales currently has 200 breeding pairs of the Goshawk protected by law
In recent years, the northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) has colonized suburban and urban areas in Berlin, Germany, and elsewhere in Europe.
On 22 March a T-45C Goshawk of Training Squadron 7 crashed at NAS Meridian, Miss.
Chris Fagan quit Goshawk Insurance by "mutual consent" just two weeks after insisting he wouldn't go.