Species Identification Confidence:
Probably. I'm a bit uncertain
Individual(s) Observed (seen)
1989 August 3: A young goshawk food-begging could be heard ca 100 yards away. The juvenile was observed with a grouse feather sticking to its bill sitting about 40 ft. up on a horizontal branch in a tall Douglas fir. The bird has a buffy supercilium, blue-gray eyes, pale culmen, buffy chest with heavy dark streaks, fairly clear belly, and white undertail coverts with large dark streaks on the outer feathers. The bird vocalizes alternating between food-begging and alarm calls. 1989 August 29: No birds observed; heard only one distant vocalization. 1989 October 9: No birds seen; no fresh prey remains found in the area.
Decimal Degrees: 44.4,-111.7
Douglas fir stand of old growth and mature timber located west of West Dry Creek. It is a park-like setting with large trees and sparse undergrowth. An old stock pond lies within 100 ft of the nest.
Game Management Unit:
August 3, 1989 (All day) to October 9, 1989 (All day)
U.S. Forest Service
SA code (IDFG Reference Code):