Goshawk feathers

Goshawk feathers

Observation - Goshawk feathers - UK and Ireland. Description: A range of reference feathers from Goshawks (sites confidential). Left to right - tail feather, secondary (first year bird), secondary (adult), tertial. Note the variation in the strength of the barring. I have seen more boldy barred feathers. It is w

A range of reference feathers from Goshawks (sites confidential). Left to right - tail feather, secondary (first year bird), secondary (adult), tertial. Note the variation in the strength of the barring. I have seen more boldy barred feathers.

It is worth putting 'Goshawk feathers' into your search engine and selecting images, where the variation can be seen - they include feathers similar to those posted earlier today