Upper body, tail and head brown-grey, underparts red-brown with narrow white stripes. Legs thick and yellow, tail rounded at tip. Young birds have dark brown underparts with white streaks. Body up to 50 cm long.
Female Brown Goshawks usually have a lower pitched call than the males. Males are smaller than females.
Woodlands and forests, also in towns.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern
- CITES : Trade restrictions (Appendix II)