GREY GOSHAWK FACTS
The Grey Goshawk is a medium sized hawk. There are two colour forms. The grey form has pale grey back and head and pale grey and white barring on underside. Thereis also an all white form known as the White Goshawk. Both forms have reddish eyes and yellow loegs
40cm (male), 55cm (female)
forest, woodland, tree-lined river plains and waterways
small mammals, birds and reptiles.
lays 2 or 3 white eggs in leaf-lined stick nest situated in tall tree. Grey and white forms interbreed.
found along east coast of Queensland and New South Wales, much of Victoria and Tasmania. It is also found in northern parts of Northern Territory.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Grey Goshawk|
Relatives in same Genus
Collared Sparrowhawk (A. cirrocephalus)
Brown Goshawk (A. fasciatus)