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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

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Goshawk, Northern
-Accipiter gentilis (Linnaeus)

Adults: Upper parts dark bluish-slate becoming blackish on top of head and behind eye. A light stripe extends from base of bill backward over eye to back of head. Under parts grey to whitish with dusky shaft-streaks and numerous grey vermiculations. Tail crossed by three or four poorly defined blackish bars and tipped with greyish. Eye red; feet yellow.