Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Little Sparrowhawk

Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus

Described by: Daudin (1800)
Alternate common name(s): African Little Sparrowhawk, African Little Sparrow Hawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen  Waterberg National Park, Namibia - Jul, 2005 © Don Roberson 
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E. and s. Africa;
Two populations;
Isolated population in s. and ec. Sudan and c. Ethiopia. Se. Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w., c. and s. Kenya, Tanzania w. through c. Zaire to Gabon and s. in n. Angola to c. Namibia, Zambia, n. and e. Botswana, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, e. and c. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal and Cape Province).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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