Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Falconiformes > Family Accipitridae > Genus Accipiter

Accipiter gentilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Falco Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AccipiterBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Falco gentilis Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym
Accipiter strigonii auct. misapplied name

Children

Accipiter gentilis arrigonii (Kleinschmidt, O., 1903)

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: gjeraqina sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): hønsehauk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Голям ястреб sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: duehøg sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: havik sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: goshawk; northern goshawk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Goshawk; Northern Goshawk sources: Charles Hussey
 French: autour des palombes sources: Avibase - the world bird database
 German: Habicht sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Διπλοσάϊνο sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): נץ גדול sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: vištvanagis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: hønsehauk sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 89
 Norwegian Nynorsk: hønsehauk sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 89
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): hønsehauk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: jastrząb sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: ястреб-тетеревятник sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: kragulj sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: azor común sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: duvhök sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: cayir kusu; çayır kuşu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Яструб великий sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: gwalch marthin

Literature

basis of record

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

basis of record

Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p.

basis of record

ITIS database

basis of record

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

basis of record

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

basis of record

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Accipiter gentilis (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159104

Drs Cees Roselaar. Accipiter gentilis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96715

Image

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, not brackish

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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Last modified

2011-04-27 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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