Levant Sparrowhawk
Accipiter brevipes
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The levant sparrowhawk is a migrant in November and December to East Africa. Preferred habitat is said to be drier bush country and woodland. The upper photo taken near Seronera Lodge (11-19) is courtesy of Dixie Sommers. The next two photos were taken by the Grumeti River near Kirawira Camp (2-13), courtesy of Antero Topp. The other photos in Ngorongoro Crater (11-11), courtesy of Stein Ø. Nilsen. Note the dark (chocolate) brown color, the vertical black throat line and the dark iris.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Stein Ø. Nilsen, Dixie Sommers, Antero Topp

Last Update this page: 3-19-21