OVAMBO SPARROWHAWK

(Accipiter ovambopensis)

Also referred to as Ovampo Sparrowhawk

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Roberts VI / VII 156 / 378
Clements 2000 30.1300
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-128

 

A medium bird (31 cm to 40 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a locally common resident found in the north and northeast. The main habitat is woodland, savannah or exotic plantations. The main food source is birds up to the size of doves.

 

List of Stamps showing Ovambo Sparrowhawk

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0868 0645 1997 P5