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Gabar Goshawk

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Alternate name
Micronisus gabar Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
28-36 cm. [Wingspan: 63 cm] Length
Dry forest, grassland & savana, often near water. Below 2,000m. Range Habitat
Altitude
Range
1 - 3 eggs, incubation 35 days, fledging 35 days. Clutch
Mainly birds, also reptiles, small mammals,  & arthropods. Food  
Catches most prey on the wing & will eat insects while inflight. Habits
3400 - TSN: 175519 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Afrikaans: Kleinsingvalk, Witkruissperwer
Czech: Jestráb gabar, jestřáb gabar
Danish: Gabarhřg
German: Gabarhabicht, Gabar-Habicht
English: Gabar Goshawk, Grabar Goshawk
Spanish: Gavilán Gabar
Estonian: väike-laulukull
Finnish: Pikkulauluhaukka
French: Autour gabar
Icelandic: Ţyrnihaukur
Italian: Astore gabar
Japanese: gaba-ruootaka, kawariutaootaka
Japanese: ガバールオオタカ, カワリウタオオタカ
Latin: Melierax gabar, Melierax niger, Micronisus gabar
Lithuanian: Mažasis vanagėlis
Dutch: Gabarhavik
Norwegian: Gabarhauk, Gabarsanghauk
Polish: jarzebiak maly, jastrzebiak maly, jastrzębiak mały
Portuguese: Gaviăo-palrador
Russian: Малый Певчий Ястреб, Певчий ястреб-габар
Slovak: jastrabec gabar
Slovenian: mali golobičar
Shona: Rukodzi
Siswant: Lohheyane
Sotho, Southern: Mamphoko
Swedish: Gabarhök
Swahili: Kizu Miguu-myekundu
Tswana: Phakalane
Turkish: Gabar Atmacası
Tsonga: Xikwhezana
Chinese: 小歌鹰

Range:- Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, te d'Ivoire, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, ,Mali, Mauritania, ,Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo. Uganda, Yemen, Zambia & Zimbabwe.

Sub-species

Micronisus gabar aequatorius
Micronisus gabar defensorum
Micronisus gabar gabar
Micronisus gabar niger
 

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