Date: 11/3/18 3:52 pm
From: Fran M <franmmmk...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: IBET Fwd: [eBird Alert] Cook County Rare Bird Alert
Report of a goshawk from 2 days ago.

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> Date: November 3, 2018 at 5:19:09 PM CDT
> Subject: [eBird Alert] Cook County Rare Bird Alert <hourly>
> *** Species Summary:
> - Northern Goshawk (1 report)
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> NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated
> Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) (1)
> - Reported Nov 01, 2018 15:12 by Jeffrey Sanders
> - Skokie Lagoons Forest Preserve--Willow Rd., Cook, Illinois
> - Map:,-87.7636799&ll=42.1022139,-87.7636799
> - Checklist:
> - Comments: "this was a very large bird and initially i thought it was going to be a red-tailed. i moved closer to it as itcircled and perched in a tree. it had a dark crown with a light eyebrow. the back and wings were a deep blue-gray. when it flew east from its perch i could see gray underneath.. the tail was longer than a red-tail's tail. this adult bird was present for about 3 minutes."
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