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Northern Goshawk

Accipiter gentilis schvedowi (Menzbier, 1882)

Ястреб-тетеревятник | Қаршыға

Karamendy vill, Naurzum reg, Kostanay oblast
© Aleksey Timoshenko


Upper parts are much darker than in buteoides, bluish-grey tinge more developed; crown and ear coverts of males are black, of females are dark slate. Supercilium is wide and neatly separated. Cross pattern on under parts formed by narrow and dense dark-grey bars. Dark stripes on craw and breast are lack of slightly developed. Male wing length 298-323 (307), female 330-362 (349) mm.


Breeds in Northern Kazakhstan, in Kokchetav forests, in south-west Altai, in Kalbinskiy Altai, and also in Northern Tien Shan (Zailiyskiy Alatau ridge) and Dzhungarskiy Alatau; nests found occasionally in Naurzum pine forest and in Aman-Karagay pine forest. On migration and wintering occurs in south from breeding areas.


Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург. Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.


relative taxons

Accipiter gentilis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Accipiter gentilis buteoides
(Menzbier, 1882)

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