Frances's Sparrowhawk

Accipiter francesiae - Épervier de Frances

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Accipiter

  • Species
    :

    francesiae

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1834

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 35 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 40 à 54 cm.
  • Weight
    : 102 à 185 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Épervier de Frances
♀ adult
Épervier de Frances
♀ adult

Frances's Sparrowhawk (Accipiter francesiae) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Accipiter francesiae francesiae (Madagascar)
  • Accipiter francesiae griveaudi (Grande Comoro I.. Comoro Is..)
  • Accipiter francesiae pusillus (Anjouan. Comoro Is..)
  • Accipiter francesiae brutus (Mayotte. Comoro Is..)

Foreign names

  • Épervier de Frances,
  • Gavilán de Frances,
  • gavião-lagarto,
  • Echsensperber,
  • Frances-héja,
  • Madagaskarshikra,
  • Astore di Frances,
  • franceshök,
  • Billehauk,
  • jastrab bledoprsý,
  • krahujec Francesin,
  • Rødbåndet Spurvehøg,
  • madagaskarinvarpushaukka,
  • esparver de Frances,
  • krogulec malgaski,
  • Мадагаскарский ястреб,
  • シロハラハイタカ,
  • 马岛鹰,
  • 馬達加斯加鷹,

Voice song and cries

Épervier de Frances
adult

Habitat

Épervier de Frances
♂ adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 15-05-2011
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