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American Goshawk

Accipiter atricapillus (= Accipiter atricapillus atricapillus) (Wilson, A 1812)




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Classification
Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
   Accipiter
Scientific:
  Accipiter atricapillus atricapillus


Original description

Citation:
  (Wilson, A 1812)

Reference:
   Amer. Orn. [Wilson] 6 p.80 pl.52 fig.3

Protonym:
  Falco atricapillus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46331290


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AE5956D5CF79C8F0

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AE5956D5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AE5956D5


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175301

Geographic range:

  • Accipiter atricapillus atricapillus: North America south to sw US
  • Accipiter atricapillus apache: sw US (s Arizona) to nw Mexico
  • Accipiter atricapillus laingi: Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island (British Columbia)
English:
American Goshawk
Danish:
Amerikansk Duehøg
French:
Autour d'Amérique
Croatian:
američki jastreb
Italian:
Astore americano
Dutch:
Amerikaanse Havik
Norwegian:
kråkehauk
Polish:
jastrząb czerwonooki
Portuguese (Portugal):
açor-americano
Russian:
Американский тетеревятник
Slovak:
jastrab indiánsky
Swedish:
amerikansk duvhök
Chinese:
美洲苍鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 64th suppl.):
American Goshawk ( Accipiter atricapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
American Goshawk ( Accipiter atricapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Northern Goshawk [American] ( Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus, apache or laingi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Northern Goshawk [American] ( Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus or laingi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Northern Goshawk [American] ( Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus or laingi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Northern Goshawk [American] ( Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus or laingi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Northern Goshawk [American] ( Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus, apache or laingi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Northern Goshawk [American] ( Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus, apache or laingi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Northern Goshawk [American] ( Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus, apache or laingi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Northern Goshawk [American] ( Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus, apache or laingi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Northern Goshawk [American] ( Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus, apache or laingi])
Clements, version 2023:
American Goshawk ( Accipiter atricapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Northern Goshawk (American) ( Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
American Goshawk ( Accipiter atricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
American Goshawk ( Accipiter atricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
American Goshawk ( Accipiter atricapillus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Accipiter [gentilis or atricapillus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Arabic: باز (atricapillus/laingi)
Asturian: Azor común (atricapillus/laingi)
Azerbaijani: Böyük qırğı (atricapillus/laingi yarımnövü)
Bulgarian: Голям ястреб (ssp. atricapillus/laingi)
Catalan: Astor comú (atricapillus/laingi)
Czech: jestřáb lesní (ssp. atricapillus/laingi)
Danish: Amerikansk Duehøg, Duehøg, Amerikansk (ssp. atricapillus/laingi)
German: Amerikanischer Habicht, Habicht (atricapillus/laingi)
Greek: Διπλοσάινο (atricapillus/laingi)
English: American Goshawk, Northern Goshawk (American), Northern Goshawk [American]
English, HBW: Northern Goshawk (American)
English (IOC): Northern Goshawk (American)
English (United States): Northern Goshawk (American)
Spanish: Azor Común (americano), Gavilán Azor (atricapillus/laingi)
Spanish (Spain): Azor común (americano), Azor Común (atricapillus/laingi)
Spanish (HBW): Northern Goshawk (American)
Spanish (Mexico): Gavilán Azor (atricapillus/laingi)
Estonian: ameerika kanakull
Basque: Aztore arrunta (atricapillus/laingi)
Persian: طرلان (atricapillus/laingi)
Finnish: amerikan kanahaukka, kanahaukka (atricapillus/laingi)
French: Autour à tête noire, Autour d'Amérique, Autour des palombes (Amérique), Autour des palombes (forme d'Amérique), Autour des palombes [atricapillus ou laingi], Autour des palombes [atricapillus, apache ou laingi]
Galician: Azor común (atricapillus/laingi)
Hebrew: נץ גדול (אמריקני)
Croatian: američki jastreb
Hungarian: Héja (Amerikai)
Armenian: Ցախաքլորաորս (atricapillus/laingi)
Icelandic: Gáshaukur (atricapillus/laingi)
Italian: Astore americano
Japanese (romaji): ootaka (atricapillus/laingi)
Japanese: オオタカ (atricapillus/laingi), オオタカ(atricapillus/laingi)
Scientific: Accipiter atricapillus, Accipiter atricapillus atricapillus, Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus or laingi], Accipiter gentilis [atricapillus, apache or laingi], Accipiter gentilis atricapillus, Accipiter gentilis atricapillus/laingi, Astur americanus, Astur atricapillus, Falco atricapillus
Lithuanian: Vištvanagis (atricapillus/laingi)
Dutch: Amerikaanse Havik, Havik (Amerikaans)
Norwegian: hønsehauk (atricapillus/laingi), kråkehauk
Polish: jastrząb (atricapillus/laingi), jastrzab czerwonooki, jastrząb czerwonooki
Portuguese (Portugal): Açor (atricapillus/laingi), açor-americano, açor-comum (americano)
Russian: Американский тетеревятник, Тетеревятник (atricapillus/laingi)
Slovak: jastrab indiánsky, jastrab indiánsky (skup.)
Slovenian: Kragulj (atricapillus/laingi)
Serbian: Jastreb (američki)
Swedish: amerikansk duvhök, duvhök (atricapillus/laingi)
Thai: เหยี่ยวนกเขาท้องขาว (อเมริกา)
Turkish: Çakır (atricapillus/laingi)
Chinese: 美洲苍鹰, 苍鹰(美洲)

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