Black Sparrowhawk

Accipiter melanoleucus - Autour noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Accipiter

  • Species
    :

    melanoleucus

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1830

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 58 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 77 à 105 cm.
  • Weight
    : 430 à 980 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black Sparrowhawk (Accipiter melanoleucus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Accipiter melanoleucus temminckii (Liberia to n Angola)
  • Accipiter melanoleucus melanoleucus (Sudan and Ethiopia through e Africa to South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Autour noir,
  • Azor Blanquinegro,
  • Açor-preto,
  • Mohrenhabicht,
  • szerecsenhéja,
  • Zwarte Havik,
  • Astore nero,
  • Större sparvhök,
  • Nonnehauk,
  • jastrab čierno-biely,
  • jestřáb černohřbetý,
  • Afrikansk Skovhøg,
  • mustakanahaukka,
  • Swartsperwer,
  • astor blanc i negre,
  • jastrząb czarnobiały,
  • Чёрно-белый ястреб,
  • オオハイタカ,
  • 黑鹰,
  • 黑白雀鷹,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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