Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Ovampo Sparrowhawk
Ovampo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis
Described by: Gurney (1875)
Alternate common name(s): Ovambo Sparrowhawk, Ovampo Sparrow Hawk, Red-thighed Sparrowhawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeEthiopia; E. Africa to n. s. Africa;
Isolated population in s. Ethiopia. Angola, n. Zaire, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya (nw. Mara Game Refuge and near Namanga), Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, ne. Namibia, n. Botswana and n. South Africa (Transvaal).
An apparent migrant in Senegambia, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, Mali, Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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