Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Japanese Sparrowhawk
Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis
Described by: Temminck; Schlegel (1844)
Alternate common name(s): Japanese Sparrow Hawk, Japanese Lesser Sparrowhawk, Asiatic Sparrowhawk, Eastern Besra Sparrowhawk, Japanese Sparrow Hawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeC. to e. Asia and Japan;
(1) S. Siberia (upper Ob River, Altai e. to Lake Baikal, Transbiacalia, middle Lena River, w. Amurland, Ussuriland) and Mongolia to ne. and e. China (Heilungkiang s. to e. Hopeh and Kwangtung), Korea and Taiwan.
Winters in the Andaman Is. and Nicobar Is. and e. to s. China, Burma, Malay Peninsula, Indochina and Greater Sundas.
(2) Sakhalin Is., s. Kuril Is. and Japan (c. Honshu). Winters in Indonesia, Greater Sundas, n. Sulawesi and Lesser Sundas (Timor), Philippines and possibly w. Micronesia.
(3) S. Ryukyu Is. (Iriomote and Ishigaki).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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