Frances' Goshawks (Accipiter francesiae) (Birds of Prey)

 
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Frances' Goshawk or Frances's Sparrowhawk (Accipiter francesiae) is a small hawk that is endemic to Madagascar. Its commemorates Lady Frances Cole, wife of the Cape Colony governor Lowry Cole.

It has one known subspecies: The Anjouan Island Sparrowhawk, or Ndzuwani Goshawk (Accipiter francesii pusillus), which is extremely rare and possibly extinct


 

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