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Sparrowhawk, Little
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Accipiter minullus
Africa, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Central Africa, East Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Gauteng Province, Global, Horn of Africa, Ilkeliani, Kenya, KwaZulu Natal Province, Limpopo Province, Malawi, Mozambique, Mpumalanga Province, Namibia, North West Province, Rwanda, South Africa, South Central Africa, Southern Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Western Cape Province, Zambia, Zimbabwe Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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The Little Sparrowhawk (Accipiter minullus) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. This bird measures 20 to 25 cm (7.9 to 9.8 in) in length (about half of which is comprised by its tail), span 39–52 cm (15–20 in) across the wings and weighs around 85 g (3.0 oz). It is the world's smallest Accipiter and is possibly the smallest member of the diverse Accipitridae family.[ 2] ...
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