IWRC Raptor ID Series
 
Northern Goshawk Characteristics
Adult
         
 
(photo of top of wing needed)
 
fine grayish bars
on underside
white supercilium
black auricular patch
dark gray or black
crown & nape
bluish gray on top of wings
with darker remiges
   
   
Juvenile
         
 
(photo of top of
juvie tail needed)
(photo of top of juvie
wing needed)
 
 
white lines bordering
dark bands on tail
brown auricular patch
white bar on wing coverts
 
         
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auricular patch = area of feathers covering ear
supercilium = area over top of eyes (eyebrow)
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