There are several species of Goshawk found across the world, including the Northern Goshawk which is the species found in some British forrests and woods.  It has a huge range across Northern Europe, but is a quiet secretive bird that can be hard to see. The Goshawk is the silent hunter of the forest and can be found in both decidious and coniferous forrests, it is moe often than not found where human activity is low.   The Females are up to 10cm bigger than males and grow to 58 to 69cm.