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 flight photo, Arusha (8-22), courtesy of Amos Pampy Hardecker; the juvenile (Machame, 3-23) is courtesy of Bob Kasworm; the right 3rd row photo, Pugu Hills (5-11), courtesy of Tony Evans; the left 4th row photo, also in the Pugu Hills (6-11), courtesy of Steve Clark; and the right 4th 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 16 more photos.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Valéry Schollaert, Nani Schmeling, Steve Clark, Paul Oliver, A.P.Hardecker, Riaan Marais
Caleb Simonson, Per Holmen, Alex Rees, Lily Shallom, Tony Evans, Bob Kasworm

Last Update this page: 4-17-23