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Pale Chanting-Goshawk

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Alternate name
Melierax canorus Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Acciptridae Family
46 - 54cm               Length
Karoo, scrub, semi dessert. Range Habitat
Altitude
Range
1-2 eggs  Clutch
Reptiles, small mammals and birds.  Food  
Quite often up to six birds will follow honey badgers or Slender Mongoose to take prey that they disturb. Usually singulary or in pairs. Habits
3399  -  - Sub-species World Number
  Status

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view photos Photo December 31, 2006 by Wild Images © all rights reserved

 

Afrikaans: Bleeksingvalk
Bulgarian: Блед поен ястреб
Czech: jestřáb kukačkovitı, Jestráb vıchodoafrickı
Danish: Somalisanghøg
German: Großer Singhabicht, Weißbürzel-Singhabicht
English: Pale Chantin Goshawk, Pale Chanting Goshawk, Pale Chanting-Goshawk, Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk, Southern Pale Chanting-goshawk
Spanish: Azor-lagartijero, Azor-lagartijero Somalí
Estonian: somaali laulukull
Finnish: somalianlauluhaukka, Somalinlauluhaukka
French: Autour chanteur
Italian: Atore cantante orientale
Japanese: higashikoshijiroutaootaka
Japanese: コシジロウタオオタカ, ヒガシコシジロウタオオタカ
Latin: Melierax canorus
Lithuanian: Blyékusis vanagėlis
Dutch: Bleke Zanghavik, Zanghavik
Norwegian: Bleksanghauk
Polish: jastrzebiak jasny, jastrzębiak jasny
Portuguese: Açor-cantor-pálido
Russian: Светлый певчий ястреб, Тусклый Певчий Ястреб
Slovak: jastrabec sivı
Swedish: Sydlig blek sånghök
Chinese: 淡色歌鹰

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

Sub-species

Melierax canorus
Melierax canorus argentior
Melierax canorus coombsi
Melierax canorus poliopterus

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