African Goshawk

Accipiter tachiro - Autour tachiro

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Accipiter

  • Species
    :

    tachiro

Descriptor

Daudin, 1800

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 40 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 70 cm.
  • Weight
    : 160 à 510 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

African Goshawk (Accipiter tachiro) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Accipiter tachiro unduliventer (Eritrea, Ethiopia)
  • Accipiter tachiro sparsimfasciatus (Somalia to Angola, Zambia and Mozambique)
  • Accipiter tachiro pembaensis (Pemba I.. off Tanzania.)
  • Accipiter tachiro tachiro (s Angola to Mozambique and South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Autour tachiro,
  • Azor Tachiro,
  • Açor-africano,
  • Afrikahabicht,
  • afrikai karvaly,
  • *Afrikaanse Havik,
  • Astore africano,
  • Afrikansk duvhök,
  • Bantuhauk,
  • jastrab tachiro,
  • jestřáb tachiro,
  • Sorthvid Duehøg,
  • afrikanlintuhaukka,
  • Afrikaanse Sperwer,
  • astor tatxiro,
  • krogulec trzypręgowy,
  • Африканский тетеревятник,
  • アフリカオオタカ,
  • 非洲鹰,
  • 非洲鷹,

Voice song and cries

Autour tachiro
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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