Black (Great) Sparrowhawk
Accipiter melanoleucus
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The black sparowhawk is an uncommon but widespread raptor usually seen in wooded areas or forest edge. The flight photo was taken at Amani (1-16), courtesy of Paul Oliver; the 2nd row photos, in the Pugu Hills (5-11), courtesy of Tony Evans; the left 3rd row photo, also in the Pugu Hills (6-11), courtesy of Steve Clark; and the right 3rd row, at Lake Eyasi (11-10), courtesy of Nani Schmeling. The left lowwr photo was taken in Iringa (7-16), courtesy of Riaan Marais; the right lower, at Mkumbara ((9-10), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert. Click the left lower photo to see 12 more photos.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Valéry Schollaert, Nani Schmeling, Steve Clark, Tony Evans, Paul Oliver
Riaan Marais, Caleb Simonson, Per Holmen, Alex Rees, Lily Shallom

Last Update this page: 11-24-21