Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Gabar Goshawk

Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar

Described by: Daudin (1800)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Melierax gabar


South Africa - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul 19, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul 19, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Botswana - Aug, 2002 © Tom Stephenson  Etosha National Park, Namibia - Oct, 2008 © Nancy Bell 
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Unforested Africa s. of the Sahara; Sw. Arabia;
Two populations;
(1) Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, s. Niger, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Central African Republic, s. Chad, c. and s. Sudan, n. Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia and sw. Arabia (s. Yemen).
(2) Highlands of Ethiopia s. to Zaire, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi and n. Mozambique.
(3) S. Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique s. in Botswana and Namibia to South Africa (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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