Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk

Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk Accipiter castanilius

Described by: Bonaparte (1853)
Alternate common name(s): Chestnut-bellied Sparrowhawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


No photographs are available for this species


W. and c. Africa;
S. Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Rio Muni, Gabon, Congo to w. Zaire (Zaire River Basin) e. to Uganda. An isolated population also may be present in Upper Guinea forests of the Ivory Coast and w. Nigeria.


No videos are available for this species


No sounds are available for this species


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


Please email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.

If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.