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Eastern Chanting-Goshawk

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Alternate name
Melierax poliopterus Scientific name
Accipitriformes   Order
Acciptridae Family
49 - 55 cm  [96 - 110 cm wingspan] Length
Tropical (lowland) dry shrubland, grassland & Savanna, below 2000 m. Found in:- Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania & Uganda. Habitat
1 - 2 eggs, incubation 36 - 38 days. Normally only one chick survives. Clutch
Reptiles, small mammals, birds & large arthropods. Food  
They follow honey badgers to pick up small animals that they disturb. Habits
3398 - TSN: 175521 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Czech: Jestráb vıchodoafrickı, jestřáb vıchodoafrickı
Danish: Somalisanghøg
German: Somalisinghabicht, Weissbürzelsinghabicht, Weißbürzel-Singhabicht
English: Eastern Chanting Goshawk, Eastern Chanting-Goshawk, Eastern Pale Chanting Goshawk, Pale Chanting Goshawk, Somali Chanting Goshawk, Somali chanting hawk, Somali Chanting-Goshawk
Spanish: Azor Lagartijero Somalí, Azor-lagartijero Somalí
Estonian: somaali laulukull
Finnish: somalianlauluhaukka, Somalinlauluhaukka
French: Autour à ailes grises
Italian: Atore cantante orientale
Japanese: higashikoshijiroutaootaka
Japanese: ヒガシコシジロウタオオタカ
Latin: Melierax canorus poliopterus, Melierax poliopterus
Dutch: Bleke Zanghavik
Norwegian: Østsanghauk
Polish: jastrzebiak popielaty, jastrzębiak popielaty
Russian: Серый певчий ястреб
Slovak: jastrab bielotrtáčovı, jastrabec spevavı
Swedish: Östafrikansk blek sånghök
Swahili: Kizu Domo-njano
Chinese: 灰歌鹰

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