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Collared Sparrowhawk Accipiter cirrocephalus

Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Collared Sparrow Hawk, Australian Sparrowhawk, Australian Collared Sparrow Hawk
Old scientific name(s): Accipiter cirrhocephalus


Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Feb, 2004 © Tom Tarrant  Bool Lagoon, South Australia, Australia - Feb, 2006 © Arthur Grosset  Murchison River Bridge, Western Australia, Australia - Aug 10, 2006 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Australasian region;
(1) New Guinea, w. Papuan is. (Waigeo, Salawati and Yapen Is.) and Aru Is.
(2) Louisiade Archipelago (Rossel Is.).
(3) N. Australia (nw. Western Australia, n. Northern Territory and n. Queensland).
(4) S. Australia (w. and nw Western Australia, c. Northern Territory and n. Queensland s. in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.


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


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