Besra

Accipiter virgatus - Épervier besra

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Accipiter

  • Species
    :

    virgatus

Descriptor

Temminck, 1822

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 36 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 124 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Besra (Accipiter virgatus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Accipiter virgatus affinis (w Himalayas to central China and Indochina)
  • Accipiter virgatus fuscipectus (Taiwan)
  • Accipiter virgatus besra (s India, Sri Lanka)
  • Accipiter virgatus vanbemmeli (Sumatra)
  • Accipiter virgatus rufotibialis (n Borneo)
  • Accipiter virgatus virgatus (Java, Bali)
  • Accipiter virgatus quinquefasciatus (Flores. Lesser Sundas.)
  • Accipiter virgatus abdulalii (Andaman and Nicobar Is.)
  • Accipiter virgatus confusus (n and c Philippines)
  • Accipiter virgatus quagga (c and s Philippines)

Foreign names

  • Épervier besra,
  • Gavilán Besra,
  • Gavião-besra,
  • Besrasperber,
  • besra karvaly,
  • Besrasperwer,
  • Besra,
  • Besrahök,
  • Besrahauk,
  • jastrab besra,
  • krahujec besra,
  • Besra,
  • ruostevarpushaukka,
  • esparver menut de flancs rogencs,
  • krogulec orientalny,
  • besras vanags,
  • Индийский перепелятник,
  • Elang-alap besra,
  • ミナミツミ,
  • 松雀鹰,
  • เหยี่ยวนกกระจอกเล็ก,
  • 松雀鷹,

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

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