Red-chested Goshawk

Accipiter toussenelii - Autour de Toussenel

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Accipiter

  • Species
    :

    toussenelii

Descriptor

Verreaux, J, Verreaux, É Des Murs, 1855

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 35 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 55 à 76 cm.
  • Weight
    : 150 à 265 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Autour de Toussenel
adult
Autour de Toussenel
adult

Red-chested Goshawk (Accipiter toussenelii) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Accipiter toussenelii toussenelii (s Cameroon to n and w DRCongo)
  • Accipiter toussenelii macroscelides (Senegal and Gambia to w Cameroon)
  • Accipiter toussenelii lopezi (Bioko. Gulf of Guinea.)
  • Accipiter toussenelii canescens (e DRCongo to w Uganda)

Foreign names

  • Autour de Toussenel,
  • Azor de Toussenel,
  • açor-de-peito-vermelho,
  • Rotbrusthabicht,
  • vörösmellű héja,
  • Roodborsthavik,
  • Astore pettorosso,
  • rödbröstad duvhök,
  • Rødbrysthauk,
  • jastrab hlasitý,
  • jestřáb západoafrický,
  • Rødbrystet Duehøg,
  • guineanlintuhaukka,
  • astor de Toussenel,
  • krogulec białobrody,
  • Красногрудый тетеревятник,
  • 红胸鹰,
  • 紅胸鷹,

Voice song and cries

Autour de Toussenel
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

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 25-08-2008
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