Variable goshawk

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Variable goshawk
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Accipiter
A. hiogaster
Binomial name
Accipiter hiogaster
(PLS Müller, 1841)

The variable goshawk (Accipiter hiogaster) is a bird of prey native to Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. It was recently elevated to species status, and was previously lumped together with the grey goshawk.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2014). "Accipiter hiogaster". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 August 2014.