RUFOUS-BREASTED SPARROWHAWK

(Accipiter rufiventris)

Also known as Rufous-chested or Red-breasted Sparrowhawk

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Roberts VI / VII 155 / 379
Clements 2000 30.1320
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-130

 

A medium bird (33 cm to 40 cm) found discontinuously in Africa from S Africa to Ethiopia. In southern Africa it is an uncommon resident found in the south and east. Found in montane forest/grassland, wooded kloofs and exotic plantations and lives off birds up to the size of small doves.

 

List of Stamps showing  Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Cameroun 0968 1012 1983 30f
Cameroun  1157 1196 1992 200f