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Nicobar Sparrowhawk

Nicobar Sparrowhawk

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Accipiter butleri Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
30 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest, below 100m. Endemic to India:-  Nicobar:- Car Nicobar, Nancowry Island and Katchall Island . Southwest India

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae Mammals, birds, fish. Food  
3408 -TSN: 558391 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

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AKA:- Czech: Krahujec nikobarský
Danish: Nicobarspurvehřg
German: Nikobarenschikra, Nikobarensperber
English: Nicobar Shikra, Nicobar Sparrowhawk
Spanish: Gavilán de Nicobar
Estonian: nicobari raudkull
Finnish: Nikobaarienlintuhaukka
French: Autour de Nicobar, Épervier des Nicobar
Italian: Shirka delle Nicobare, Sparviere delle Nicobare
Japanese: nikobaruhaitaka, nikobaruootaka
Japanese: ニコバルオオタカ, ニコバルハイタカ
Latin: Accipiter butleri
Dutch: Nicobarenshikra
Norwegian: Nikobarhauk
Polish: krogulec nikobarski
Russian: Никобарский тювик, Никобарский ястреб
Slovak: jastrab nikobarský
Swedish: Nikobarhök
Chinese: 尼岛雀鹰

Accipiter butleri
Accipiter butleri butleri
Accipiter butleri obsoletus

  • Accipiter butleri butleri: Car Nicobar (North Nicobar Islands)
  • Accipiter butleri obsoletus: Central Nicobar Islands (Katchall and Camorta)
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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