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Collared Sparrowhawk

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Accipiter cirrocephalus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
30–40 cm  [wingspan 55–80 cm] Length
Forest, savanna, dessert, grassland. Range follow link Habitat
Birds & large insects. Food  
3432 - TSN: 175315 - Sub-species World Number

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Birding Southern Queensland

Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus)

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Birding Southern Queensland

Male Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus) by aviceda.



Czech: Krahujec rudolímcový
Danish: Australsk Spurvehřg
German: Sydneysperber
English: Australian Collared Sparrow Hawk, Australian Collared Sparrowhawk, Australian Sparrowhawk, Chickenhawk, Collared Goshawk, Collared Sparrow Hawk, Collared Sparrowhawk, Little Hawk
Spanish: Azor Chico Acollarado, Gavilán Acollarado
Finnish: Ruosteniskahaukka
French: Autour ŕ collier, Épervier ŕ collier roux
Indonesian: Elangalap Kalung
Italian: Sparviere dal collare, Sparviero dal collare australiano
Japanese: akaeritsumi
Japanese: アカエリツミ
Latin: Accipiter cirrhocephalus, Accipiter cirrocephalus
Dutch: Grijskopsperwer
Norwegian: Eukalyptushauk
Polish: krogulec obrozny, krogulec obrożny
Russian: Ошейниковый ястреб
Slovak: jastrab goliernatý
Swedish: Australisk sparvhök
Chinese: 领雀鹰

Range:- Austrailia:- New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Austrailia
Indonesia:- Mollucas, New GuineaSalawati, Waigeo

Melanesia:- Amphlett Group, Papua New Guinea:- Louisiades, Milne Bay Islands, Raja Ampat archipelago,

Island of New Guinea.


Accipiter cirrocephalus cirrocephalus
Accipiter cirrocephalus papuanus
Accipiter cirrocephalus quaesitandus
Accipiter cirrocephalus rosselianus

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