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Eurasian Sparrowhawk

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  Alternate name
Accipiter nisus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
25 - 41 cm. [Wingspan: 58 - 80cm.] Length
Woodland, shrubland, savanna, parks, gardens & urban areas. Up to 4,500 m. Range follow link Africa, Asia, Middle East & Europe. or see Map Habitat
Altitude
Range
4 - 6 pale, blue, eggs. Incubation 33 - 36 days. Fledging 24 -35 days. Clutch
Mainly birds, also mammals & reptiles, rarely insects & carrion. Food  
  Habits
3437 - TSN: 175333 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Eurasian Sparrowhawk Ssp: granti Matthias Feuersenger Nogueira, Parque Natural do Ribeiro Frio, Madeira Portugal XC87380

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Map by Bogbumper

Breeding summer visitor

Resident year-round       

  Non-breeding winter visitor

Arabic: الباشق, الباشق الباشق
Asturian: Ferre
Azerbaijani: Bildirçinçalan, Xırdı qırğı
Belarusian: pierapiołačnik, перапёлачнік, Шуляк-карагольчык
Bulgarian: mal"k jastreb, Малък ястреб
Breton: Ar sparfell c'hlas, sparfell c'hlas, Sparfell glas
Catalan: esparver, Esparver vulgar
Catalan (Balears): Esparver
Valencian: Esparver
Czech: krahujec, Krahujec obecný
Welsh: Curyll glas, gwalch glas, Gwipia, Gwipiwr, Llamysten
Danish: Spurvehřg
German: Sperber
Greek: (Κοινό) Ξεφτέρι, [Xefteri], xefteri, ξεφτέρι, Τσιχλογέρακο
Emiliano-romagnolo: Falcŕtt da pŕser
English: Common Sparrowhawk, eurasian sparrow hawk, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, European Sparrow Hawk, European Sparrowhawk, Northern Sparrow Hawk, Northern Sparrowhawk, Sparrow hawk, Sparrowhawk
Esperanto: Nizo
Spanish: Gavilan, Gavilán, Gavilán comun, Gavilán Común, Gavilán Vulgar
Estonian: Raudkull
Basque: Esparver vulgar, gabirai, Gabirai arrunta
Finnish: Varpushaukka
Faroese: spurvaheykur
French: Autour des palombes, epervier, Epervier d'Europe, Épervier d'Europe
Friulian: sparvâl
Frisian: sparwer
Irish: gabián, naile, speirsheabhac, spioróg
Gaelic: Speireag
Galician: Esparver vulgar, Gabián, Gavián
Guarani: Taguato
Manx: hawk shawk sperriu, Shawk, Shawk sperriu, Shirragh, Shirragh ny Giark
Hebrew: נץ מצוי
Croatian: Kobac
Hungarian: Karvaly
Armenian: [Lorachurak ], Լորաճուռակ
Icelandic: Sparrhaukur
Italian: Arpčglia, Falchčt, Sparviere, Sparviere eurasiatico, sparviero, Sparviero eurasiatico
Brescian: Falchčt
Napulitano: Arpčglia
Japanese: haitaka, Hai-taka
Japanese: ハイタカ
Georgian: მიმინო
Khakas: Хус хартығазы
Kazakh: Қырғи
Korean: 새매
Cornish: Sparhok, sparrhok
Latin: Accipiter nisus
Ladino: sparvel pice
Ladin: Sparvel pice
Lithuanian: Paukétvanagis, paukštvanagis
Latvian: zvirbulu vanags, zvirbuļu vanags
Macedonian: jastreb vrapčar, jастреб врапчар, Јастреб врапчар
Mongolian: Морин харцгай
Maltese: sparvier
Dutch: Sperwer
Norwegian: Spurvehauk
Occitan: esparvičr
Polish: krogulec, krogulec (zwyczajny), Krogulec zwyczajny
Portuguese: gaviăo, gaviăo, Gaviăo da Europa
Romansh: sprer, sprer pitschen
Romanian: uliu pasarar, uliu păsărar
Romany: Hulyaika, Hulyo, hulyo hulyaika
Russian: perepeljatnik, Perepelyatnik, Перепелятник, Перепелятник обыкновенный, Ястреб-перепелятник
Sardinian: astoreddu, astorittu, astorittu feridori, cippŕggiu, futtientu, ispalaeru, isparagheri, scatta de pisci, spreberi, tzappaju
Scots: speireag
Northern Sami: Bissehávka, cihcefálli, dihtti
Slovak: jastrab krahulec
Slovenian: skobec
Albanian: gjeraqina e shkurtës
Serbian: kobac, obicni kobac, obični kobac, кобац
Swedish: Sparvhök
Swahili: Kipanga wa Ulaya
Thai: เหยี่ยวนกกระจอกใหญ่
Turkmen: atmaca
Turkish: Atmaca, Bayağı Atmaca
Tuvinian: Бичии хартыга, Куштаар хартыга
Ukrainian: jastrub malij, pеrеpеljatnik, Малий яструб, перепелятник, яструб малий
Vietnamese: Ưng mŕy trắng
Sorbian, Lower: sćagłow
Sorbian, Upper: kraholc, škraholc
Chinese: [bei que-ying], [chi], [lai-jiu], [lao yao-ying], [que-ying], [xi-xioong], [yao], [yao-ying], 北雀鷹, 来鸠, 细胸, 老鹞鹰, 雀 鹰, 雀鷹, 雀鹰, 鸱, 鹞, 鹞鹰
Chinese (Taiwan): [bei que-ying], 北雀鷹

Range

Africa

Algeria, , Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia Kenya, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal. SomaliaSudan, Switzerland, Tanzania.Tunisia,

Asia

Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Island of Borneo, Brunei [China:- Hainan, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Tibet,] Georgia, [India:- Andaman Arid northwest India , Central highlands, Eastern Himalayas, Gangetic plain, Northeast India, Southeast India, Southwest IndiaUttar Pradesh, Western Himalayas,] Greater Sundas, Japan, Kazakhstan, North Korea, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau. Malaysia, Myanmar. Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan  Uzbekistan, Vietnam,

Middle East

Bahrain Iran. Israel, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.. 

Europe

Albania, Andorra Armenia, Belarus, BelgiumBosnia, Austria, Bulgaria, Crete, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark:- Faroe Islands,  [England:- Anglesey Birding, Gloucestershire Checklist, Shetland, Shropshire Checklist, Staffordshire Checklist,Sandwell Valley Clayhanger Marsh, Baggeridge Country Park, Tayside,   [Warwickshire Checklist, Draycote Reservoir] Birding Worcestershiret, Yorkshire and the Humber,] Estonia, Finland, France:- Corse, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein. Lithuania, LuxembourgMacedonia, Malta, Moldova, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, [Portugal:- Madeira,] Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Scotland, Serbia and Montenegro, Sicilia, Slovakia, Slovenia, [Spain:- Balearic Islands, Islas Canarias,]  Sweden Ukraine, Wales,

Sub-species

Accipiter nisus dementjevi
Accipiter nisus granti
Accipiter nisus hibernicus
Accipiter nisus melaschistos
Accipiter nisus nisosimilis
Accipiter nisus nisus
Accipiter nisus optimi
Accipiter nisus peregrinoides
Accipiter nisus punicus
Accipiter nisus salamancae
Accipiter nisus wolterstorffi
 
 

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