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BirdPix:   35433
Province:   North-East Province
Country:   Botswana
Locus:   2127BA
Observer:   du Plessis D
Date of record:   2017-03-18
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Rural garden. Smaller than Gabar Goshawk, cere and legs yellow (not red), upperparts brown, underparts white with brown streaks (not finely banded), tail banded (not spotted). Agile, hunt from perch in canopy, feed on Cyligramma latona (Noctuidae).
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:41
Sp. code:   158
Species name:   Accipiter minullus
Common name:   Little Sparrowhawk -- Kleinsperwer
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Shikra
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 35433 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Date:   2017-04-04 05:49:40
Species name:   Accipiter minullus -- Little Sparrowhawk; Kleinsperwer
Species code:   158

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