Accipiter gentilis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Northern Goshawk

Conservation status

Designations
  • Biodiversity Lists - Long List: Elapsed

    Long list of key species from the 1995 Steering Group Report. Inclusive of all species on Middle and Short lists. No longer in use.

  • BOCI - Moderately declining, historically declining but common internationally important British spp: Elapsed

    Species requiring monitoring of populations and, where appropriate, the preparation of Species Action Plans to ensure effective conservation. Qualifying criteria - 2. Decline – moderate (25-49%) decline in GB breeding population or range over previous 25 years. 3. Decline –historical population decline during and since the 19th century, and with a population of >100,000. 4. Rare breeder - 5-year mean of 0.8-300 breeding pairs in GB. 5. International - significant proportion (>20%) of European breeding population found in GB. 6. International- significant proportion (>20%) of European non-breeding population found in GB. 7. Localised- >50% of GB breeding population in ten or fewer sites. 8. Localised- >50% of GB non-breeding population in ten or fewer sites. 9. Species of European concern- species with unfavourable European conservation status.

  • RDB Birds - 2: Elapsed

    Rare breeder (<300 pairs).

  • Biodiversity Lists - Long List: Current

    Long list of key species from the 1995 Steering Group Report. Inclusive of all species on Middle and Short lists. No longer in use.

  • Convention on Migratory Species, Appendix 2: Current

    Migratory species having an unfavourable conservation status for which Range States are encouraged to conclude international agreements for their benefit.

  • EC CITES Annex A: Current

    All CITES Appendix I species. Some CITES Appendix II and III species, for which the EU has adopted stricter domestic measures. Some non-CITES species.

  • Priority Species (Northern Ireland): Current

    The Northern Ireland Priority List of threatened species requiring conservation action in Northern Ireland. Criteria have been developed to ensure that Priority Species have been chosen using a scientific basis (See http-//www.habitas.org.uk/priority/criteria.html). The list is designed to assist those involved in the conservation of biodiversity by guiding decisions on where to target action and invest resources.

  • RDB Birds - 2: Current

    Rare breeder (<300 pairs).

  • The Wildlife (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (Schedule 1 Part 1): Current

    Birds which are protected by special penalties at all times.

  • The Wildlife (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (Schedule 9 - Part 1): Current

    Animals which established in the wild but may not be released from captivity.

  • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Schedule 1 Part 1): Current

    Birds which are protected by special penalties at all times.

  • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Schedule 4): Current

    Birds which must be registered and ringed if kept in captivity.

Preferred name

  • Well-formed:
    Y
    Recommended:
    Y
    NBN ID code:
    NHMSYS0000530119

    Accipiter gentilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common names

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