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African Little Sparrowhawk Alternate name
Accipiter minullus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
23 - 27 cm. [Wingspan 37 - 41 cm.] Length
Tropical lowland moist forest, dry savanna, shrubland, parks & gardens, Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
1 - 3 eggs, incubation 31-32 days, fledging 25 - 27 days. Clutch
Large insects, birds, mammals & reptiles. Food  
  Habits
3427  - TSN: 175332 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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  frikaans: Kleinsperwer
Czech: Krahujec malý
Danish: Afrikansk Spurvehøg
German: Zwergsperber
English: Abyssinian Little Sparrowhawk, African Little Sparrow Hawk, African Little Sparrowhawk, East African Little Sparrowhawk, Little Sparrowhawk, Little Sparrow-Hawk
Spanish: Azor Menor Africano, Gavilancito Chico
Estonian: jõgi-värbkull
Finnish: afrikanvarpushaukka, Pikkuvarpushaukka
French: Autour minule, Autour minulle, Épervier minule, Épervier minulle
Italian: Sparviere minore, Sparviero minore africano
Japanese: afurikatsumi
Japanese: アフリカツミ
Kwangali: Kakodi Gomununu
Latin: Accipiter buttikoferi, Accipiter minullus, Accipiter minullus intermedius, Accipiter minullus minullus, Accipiter minullus tropicalis
Dutch: Oostafrikaanse Dwergsperwer
Norwegian: Dverghauk
Polish: krogulec skromny
Portuguese: Gavião-pequeno
Russian: Африканский малый перепелятник, Африканский ястреб
Slovak: jastrab krahulcek, Jastrab krahulček
Shona: Rukodzi
Swedish: Afrikansk dvärghök
Swahili: Kipanga Mdogo
Xhosa: Ukhetshana
Chinese: 非洲侏雀鹰
Zulu: uMqwayini

Range:- Angola, Botswana, Burundi Cameroon, Congo Democratic Rep. of Congo. Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, , Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia , Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda. . . . Zambia & Zimbabwe.

Sub-species

Accipiter minullus infrequens
Accipiter minullus intermedius
Accipiter minullus minullus
Accipiter minullus tropicalis

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