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Alternate name
Accipiter toussenelii Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
32 - 38cm [wingspan 50 - 60cm] Length
Tropical low-altitude moist forests, often near rivers and swamps, including mangroves, plantations, parks, and large gardens.  Range:- Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, [Gulf of Guinea Islands:- Bioko,] te d'Ivoire, Liberia,, ,  Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo & Uganda. Habitat
1 - 4 eggs incubation 30 - 33 days fledging 33 - 36 days. Clutch
Frogs and freshwater crabs, large insects, lizards, earthworms, small mammals and birds. Food  
3404 - TSN: 175345 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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  Czech: jestřáb západoafrický
Danish: Rødbrystet Duehøg
German: Rotbrusthabicht
English: Red chested Goshawk, Red-chested Goshawk, Red-chested Hawk, West African Goshawk
Spanish: Azor de Toussenel, Gavilán de Pecho Rojo
Estonian: redu-raudkull
Finnish: Guineanlintuhaukka
French: Autour de Toussenel, Épervier de Guinée
Latin: Accipiter tachiro toussenelii, Accipiter toussenelii
Dutch: Afrikaanse Havik
Norwegian: Rødbrysthauk
Polish: krogulec bialobrody, krogulec białobrody
Russian: Красногрудый тетеревятник
Slovak: jastrab hlasitý
Swedish: Rödbröstad duvhök
Chinese: 红胸鹰


Accipiter toussenelii canescens
Accipiter toussenelii lopezi
Accipiter toussenelii macrocelides
Accipiter toussenelii macroscelides
Accipiter toussenelii toussenelii

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