Utah Bird Profile
 Northern Goshawk - Accipiter gentilis

Name Roots: (L. ad, "after", capito, "take" - for William Cooper)

In Utah:   
by Jack Binch

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer or in a deciduous tree at a height of 20-60 (18-75) feet, in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is a carnivore: air and ground hawker. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a carnivore: air hawker and ground hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lodgepole pine and lowland riparian habitats.
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