This is not the Accipiter we were expecting. Cooper's Hawks are common visitors to the Prep Lab, as are Sharp-shinned Hawks. But not Northern Goshawks. Goshawks are denizens of the northwoods, only rarely making forays as far south as Chicago.
I think species delimitation falls into the realms of both basic and applied science… and so does a lot of other research
The Bird Division hosts the two largest North American Ornithologcal societies for their annual meetings at the Palmer House