gosh-coha comparison
IWRC Raptor ID Series
       
Northern Goshawk
 
Cooper's Hawk
 
       
  Adults          
 

white supercilium
dark auricular patch

 
no auricular patch
 
             
 
(photo of top of adult
goshawk tail needed)
 
 
             
 
bluish gray on top with
darker remiges
(photo of top of adult
goshawk wing needed)
 
bluish gray on top with
similar color remiges
 
             
  Juveniles          
 
brown auriculars
 
no auricular patch
 
 
   
   
 
white bar on wing coverts
(photo of top of juvenile
wing needed)
 
brown coverts
on wing
 
             
 
white lines bordering
dark bands on tail
(photo of juvenile
tail needed)
 
no white lines bordering
dark bands on tail
 
             
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