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Title: Status and conservation of northern goshawks in the central Appalachian mountains: has the population trend reversed since 2001?

Author: Brinker, David F.; Boyle, Kevin P.;

Date: 2010

Source: In: Rentch, James S.; Schuler, Thomas M., eds. 2010. Proceedings from the conference on the ecology and management of high-elevation forests in the central and southern Appalachian Mountains. 2009 May 14-15; Slatyfork, WV. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-64. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 204.

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Description: Prior to European settlement, northern goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) were a regular component of the high-elevation Appalachian breeding bird fauna, possibly as far south as the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina. As a result of extensive 19th century logging in the Appalachians, goshawks were extirpated from Maryland south by the beginning of the 20th century and greatly reduced in Pennsylvania and the northeastern United States.

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Brinker, David F.; Boyle, Kevin P. 2010. Status and conservation of northern goshawks in the central Appalachian mountains: has the population trend reversed since 2001? In: Rentch, James S.; Schuler, Thomas M., eds. 2010. Proceedings from the conference on the ecology and management of high-elevation forests in the central and southern Appalachian Mountains. 2009 May 14-15; Slatyfork, WV. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-64. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 204.

 


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