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 45 weeks 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 5 weeks ago 4.8
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 27 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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