ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE
PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed
PETITIONED: 1994; two listing denials struck down by federal judges; 2009 listing decision proposed protection for Canada goshawks but not goshawks in Alaska
RANGE: The coastal rainforests of insular Alaska, the Queen Charlotte Islands, and Vancouver Island; may also be the subspecies in the Olympic Peninsula
THREATS: Old-growth logging and urban development
POPULATION TREND: The population is estimated to have declined from more than 1,200 breeding pairs to between 275 and 575 breeding pairs.
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