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Alternate name
Accipiter tachiro Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
35 - 40 cm [wingspan 67 - 73 cm Length
Tropical rainforest, mangrove, parks & gardens, up to 3,000 m. Range:- Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, [Zanzibar:-  Mafia Island &  Pemba Island,] & Zimbabwe. Habitat
1(2)3 eggs incubation 28 - 30 days fledging - 30 - 32 days Clutch
Birds, mammals & reptiles. Food  
3405 - TSN: 175344 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Sperwer
Czech: jestřb tachiro
Danish: Afrikansk Duehg
German: Afrikahabicht, Afrikanischer Habicht, Afrikanischer Sperber, Tachirohabicht
English: African Goshawk, Red-chested Goshawk
Spanish: Azor Tachiro
Estonian: ao-raudkull
Finnish: Afrikanlintuhaukka
French: Autour de Toussenel, Autour tachiro
Italian: Astore africano
Japanese: afurikaootaka
Japanese: アフリカオオタカ
Kwangali: Kakodi
Latin: Accipiter tachiro, Accipiter tachiro tachiro
Dutch: Afrikaanse Havik
Norwegian: Bantuhauk
Polish: krogulec trzypregowy, Krogulec trzypręgowy
Portuguese: Aor-africano
Russian: Африканский тетеревятник, Африканский ястреб
Slovak: jastrab tachiro
Shona: Rukodzi
Sotho, Southern: Fiolo-ea-meru
Swedish: Afrikansk duvhk
Swahili: Kipanga-msitu, Senga
Tswana: Phakw
Chinese: 非洲鹰
Zulu: iKlebe


Sub-speciesAccipiter tachiro
Accipiter tachiro
Accipiter tachiro canescens
Accipiter tachiro croizati
Accipiter tachiro lopezi
Accipiter tachiro macroscelides
Accipiter tachiro pembaensis
Accipiter tachiro sparsimfasciatus
Accipiter tachiro tachiro
Accipiter tachiro tachiro
Accipiter tachiro toussenelii
Accipiter tachiro unduliventer

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