Little Sparrowhawk
Accipiter minullus
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The little sparrowhawk is the smallest Tanzanian accipiter (28 cm). The white rump and the two central white spots oriented vertically on the tail are diagnostic, best seen in slideshow photo #10. Slideshow photos #13-19 show an adult batheing and singing at Lake Chala, courtesy of Lyn Waltenberg. The upper adult was seen in Ngaramtoni (8-18). The other adult and immature were both seen in Olasiti; click the immature photo to see 27 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Valéry Schollaert, Ethan Kinsey, Paul Oliver, Hanna Nyman
Chris Schmeling, Lyn Waltenberg, Stuart Webb, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 9-18-22