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African Harrier-Hawk

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African Gymnogene Alternate name
Polyboroides typus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
60–66 cm Length
Woodland preferably with palm trees, often near water & rocky areas. Range:- Angola. Benin, Burundi, Chad, Congo, EritreaGabon, Gambia. Ghana. Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, MalawiMali. Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan. ,Togo Uganda, Zambia. Habitat
Altitude
Range
1 - 3 Eggs Clutch
Reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, nestlings, eggs, insects and palm husks & Oil & fruit. Food  
It gets its head down tiny cracks in rocks etc to get at prey. Habits
3394 - TSN: 562382 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Afrikaans: Kaalwangvalk
Bulgarian: Гололик блатар
Czech: Jestrábec pochopovitý, jestřábec pochopovitý
Danish: Afrikansk Klatrehøg
German: Höhlenweihe, Madagaskarhöhlenweihe, Schlangensperber
English: African Gymnogene, African Harrier Hawk, African Harrier-Hawk, Banded Harrier Hawk, Gymnogene, Gymnogene Harrier-Hawk, Harrier Hawk
Spanish: Aguilucho Africano, Aguilucho-caricalvo Común
Estonian: aafrika maskkull
Finnish: Rosvohaukka
French: Gymnogène d'Afrique, Petit Serpentaire, Petit Serpentaire de Madagascar, Polyboroïde d'Afrique, Serpentaire gymnogène
Italian: Gimnogene africano, Sparviero serpentario africano
Japanese: chuuhidaka, madagasukaruchuuhidaka
Japanese: チュウヒダカ, マダガスカルチュウヒダカ
Latin: Polyboroides typus
Dutch: Kaalkopkiekendief
Norwegian: Klatrehauk
Polish: Jastrząb żółtolicy, owadozer palmowy, owadożer palmowy
Portuguese: Secretário-pequeno
Russian: африканская полибора, Африканский луневый ястреб, Африканский лунёвый ястреб
Slovak: kaňa pásikavá, kaňa pásikavá (kaňa hadia), Kaňa pásiklavá, kutrana dutinárka
Sotho, Southern: Seitlhoaeleli
Swedish: Afrikansk klätterhök
Swahili: Hajivale, Kobeamiti
Chinese: 非洲鬣鹰

Range

Sub-species
Polyboroides typus typus
Polyboroides typus pectoralis
Polyboroides typus prigoginei

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