Goshawks: The rare bird of prey returns to the New Forest

The BBC reports there were 20 goshawk breeding pairs recorded in 2011 in Hampshire, but Forestry England says there are now 40 pairs living in the New Forest alone. The woodland raptors are nicknamed the “Phantoms of the Forest” due to their elusive nature. 

If you want to know more about Goshawks you can check out the write up of our FNW talk on goshawks from Dave Burges.

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