Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Black Goshawk
Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus
Described by: Smith, A. (1830)
Alternate common name(s): Black Sparrowhawk, Great Goshawk, Great Sparrowhawk, Black-mantled Goshawk, Black-and-white Goshawk, Black Sparrow Hawk, Great Sparrow Hawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeW. Africa to South Africa; Ethiopia;
(1) Cape Verde Is. and from Senegambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, s. Cameroon (Yaounde), Equitorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, n. and ne. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya (coast, w. and c. highlands), Tanzania (including Pemba Is. and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Angola, n. Namibia and South Africa (Cape Province).
(2) Se. Sudan, n. and w. Ethiopia.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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