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Accipiter madagascariensis Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
29 - 40 cm Length
Tropical forest, savanna & shrubland. Below 1,500 m. Endemic to Madagascar Habitat
2 - 4 eggs. Clutch
Small birds, frogs, toads and reptiles. Food  
3435  - TSN: 175328 - Sub-species World Number
Near Threatened Status

Photo by Ian Fulton © all rights reserved          

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

If you have sound recording of the Acciptridae please send it to xeno-canto. 

  Czech: Krahujec madagaskarský
Danish: Madagaskarspurvehřg
German: Madagaskarsperber
English: Madagascan Sparrowhawk, Madagascar Sparrow Hawk, Madagascar Sparrowhawk
Spanish: Azor Chico Malgache, Gavilán Malgache
Estonian: madagaskari raudkull
Finnish: Madagaskarinlintuhaukka
French: Épervier de Madagascar
Italian: Sparviere del Madagascar, Sparviero del Madagascar
Japanese: madagasukaruhaitaka
Japanese: マダガスカルハイタカ
Latin: Accipiter madagascariensis
Malagasy: Firasa, firasambalala, Pera, Tsipara
Dutch: Madagascarsperwer, Madagaskarsperwer
Norwegian: Madagaskarhauk
Polish: krogulec prazkowany, krogulec prążkowany
Russian: Мадагаскарский перепелятник
Slovak: jastrab madagaskarský
Swedish: Madagaskarsparvhök
Chinese: 马岛雀鹰



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