Little Sparrowhawks

Birds of Prey ... The Sport of Falconry

The Little Sparrowhawk (Accipiter minullus) is an African bird of prey that is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

This is the world's smallest Accipiter, weighing around 85 g (3 oz) and averaging 23 cm (9 in) in length, including its tail.

Little SparrowHawks, Male and Female, Accipiter minullus, Singita, SA (8/24/08)

Little Sparrowhawk



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