Ovambo Sparrowhawk
Accipiter ovampensis
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The upper two photos of an adult were taken in Ngaramtoni (3-17), courtesy of Hanna Nyman; note the bars on the upper tail feathers with central white patches. The 2nd row adult with prey was in Olasiti (4-16). The juvenile in the 3rd row photos was seen at Lake Eyasi (8-10), courtesy of Chris Schmeling; in the 4th row, Selous (6-17), courtesy of Phil Bennett. The right lower adult was seen in Arusha NP (1-07). The left lower immature was in Matema (3-08), courtesy of Michael Poulsen: click it to see enlargements which include a pale juvenile, four views of another juvenile, an immature and adults.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Chris Schmeling, Michael Poulsen, Arlene Simonson, Hanna Nyman, Phil Bennett

Last Update this page: 8-18-17