Shikra (Little Banded Goshawk)
Accipiter badius
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The shikra is a small sparrowhawk (30 cm) with uniformly grey upperparts. The four upper photos were taken in the Nguru Mountains (4-09). The left lower bird was seen in Kibungo (Rwanda, 2-10), courtesy of Jason Anderson, and the right lower juvenile was in Ruaha (8-10), courtesy of Dominic Oldridge.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Jason Anderson, Dominic Oldridge

Last Update this page: 01-30-15