• Persian name tarlan
  • English name Goshawk
  • Scientific name Accipiter gentilis
  • Family Accipitridae
  • Morphology Body length:60 cm. females are significantly larger than males, males are stronger and have longer wings.
  • Ethology Unlike other relatives who only specialize in hunting small birds, it has a more varieddiet, its preys include small and large birds, and even other hunting birds, and small mammals like rodents. Sometimes it nests on remains of old nests of other birds.