African Little Sparrowhawk (Accipiter minullus) - HBW 2, p. 155
French: Épervier minule
Spanish: Gavilancito Chico
Other common names: Little Sparrowhawk
Taxonomy: Falco minullus Daudin, 1800, Gamtoos River, South Africa.
Forms superspecies with A. erythropus, and sometimes considered conspecific. Monotypic.
Distribution: S Sudan and Ethiopia S to South Africa and W to Angola and Namibia.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 9 videos
An adult bird scratching and trying to regurgitate a pellet Locality Chobe National Park, North-West District, Botswana (Monotypic species)
Alex García · Videoaves 28 December 2007 7 years ago 47 sec 4.9
Side view Locality Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa
Juan Sanabria 1 August 2013 1 year ago 50 sec 4.5
A bird perched and looking back Locality Awash National Park, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Ron Hoff 13 December 2007 7 years ago 32 sec 4.5
A bird looking down on a branch Locality Awash National Park, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Ron Hoff 13 December 2007 7 years ago 32 sec 4.4
front view Locality Melka Guba, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 1 November 2010 1 year ago 28 sec 4
looking around and flying Locality Jinja, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 9 October 2010 4 years ago 28 sec 3.7
PhotosSee all 13 photos
adult male perched
Locality Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 10 June 2012 26 weeks ago 4.6
Locality Lilongwe, Central Region, Malawi (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 23 November 2013 1 year ago 4.4
Bird in water
Locality Mkuze Game Reserve, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa
Roland Bischoff 18 July 2005 4 years ago 4.3
Back view of an adult perched in forest understory.
Locality Mabira Forest, Uganda (Monotypic species)
David Beadle 3 February 2014 48 weeks ago 4
Perched, back view.
Locality Etosha National Park, Namibia (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 9 November 2011 3 years ago 3.8
Juvenile bird in a leaf-less tree.
Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa
Martin Främke 28 March 2011 2 years ago 3.8
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