Identification of Eurasian Sparrowhawk and Northern Goshawk

Eurasian Sparrowhawk
when it flies quyckly beats its wings then glides and a long tail, big black chest lines, angular tail angles

Northern Goshawk
short tail, substantial tail start, long wings…. dark hood

Thank you for your attention and good sightings to all.

These are just simple tips.

Apologies for my english

I’ve never seen a Goshawk, maybe one day! They are found quite close to where I live.

This Bridguides article has some good tips too (and lovely photos):

Eurasian Sparrowhawk and Northern Goshawk photo ID guide

Plus the goshawk is twice the size of a sparrowhawk…

exact, but if it is far away it is easy to identify the flapping of the wings

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