Accipiter hawk

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Accipiter hawk
Northern goshawk1.jpg
Northern goshawk
Accipiter gentilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom Information
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Bilateria
Branch Deuterostomia
Phylum Information
Phylum Chordata
Sub-phylum Vertebrata
Infraphylum Gnathostomata
Class Information
Superclass Tetrapoda
Class Aves
Sub-class Neornithes
Infra-class Neoaves
Order Information
Superorder Passerimorphae
Order Accipitriformes
Infraorder Falconides
Family Information
Family Accipitridae
Sub-family Accipitrinae
Genus Information
Genus Accipiter
Population statistics

Accipiter hawk refers to 48 species of bird of prey, whose primary characteristic as opposed to the buteo or buzzard hawks is the ability to hunt in dense woodlands. Small to medium-sized, accipiter hawks bear short, rounded wings and long tails, making them highly maneuverable in forests.