Ovambo Sparrowhawk (Accipiter ovampensis) - HBW 2, p. 158
French: Épervier de l'Ovampo
Spanish: Gavilán del Ovampo
Other common names: Ovampo Sparrowhawk
Taxonomy: Accipiter ovampensis Gurney, 1875, Okavango River, Ovamboland, Namibia.
May belong in the A. nisus superspecies, but relationships uncertain. Monotypic.
Distribution: Senegambia, Sierra Leone and Ghana E to Ethiopia and S to Angola, N Namibia, N Botswana and N South Africa.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A perched pale-phase juvenile Ovambo Sparrowhawk. A long-bodied rather small-headed Accipiter with a prominent wide whitish supe
Locality Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Steve Garvie 28 July 2007 3 years ago 4
Adult male (red eyes)
Locality Gunjur, Western Division, The Gambia
M P Goodey 1 October 2007 1 year ago 3.8
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