goshawk


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Related to goshawk: Coopers Hawk, peregrine falcon
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large hawk of Eurasia and North America used in falconry

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A second goshawk and a buzzard were also caught in a trap and the gamekeeper was recorded placing them in a sack and carrying them off.
The previous year's goshawk grounds had been transformed into a patch clear-cut with the ground littered with fallen tree tops and bramble.
"A goshawk, on the other hand is the ultimate hunter and incredibly fierce, more so than the golden eagle and the buzzard, which is essentially why they were hunted so much.
But when I went to investigate, I was surprised to find a goshawk in with them.
Seldom seen, the goshawk is a ghostly, natural born killer whose relentless bloodlust has made it hated by gamekeepers, and loved by unscrupulous falconers who steal chicks.
Sarah will be looking at bigger birds of prey, such as goshawks and peregrines, which have moved into the forest as their numbers have slowly recovered from pesticide poisoning and persecution.
John Bristow, prosecuting, said in February last year McDonagh had loaned a male Goshawk to a Mr Hughes who had a female.
TWO rare peregrine falcons have been poisoned, days after four goshawks and a buzzard were found dead.
The goshawk, known as Napoleon, was part of breeding pair, of which there are only 400 in the UK.
Kinsley was convicted at Llandudno of intentionally and recklessly disturbing the goshawk nest in the Clocaenog forest, north Wales and having items to commit wildlife offences.
In our case, that meant funding a required archaeological review and a goshawk review.
Two different West Nile virus (WNV) strains caused lethal encephalitis in a flock of geese and a goshawk in southeastern Hungary in 2003 and 2004, respectively.
On 31 October 2005 the aircrew of a T-45C Goshawk of VT-22 safely ejected after departing controlled flight at NAS Kingsville, Texas.
Then a black-and-white goshawk tries to attach herself to Reisil.
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