BLACK SPARROWHAWK

(Accipiter melanoleucus)

Also known as Black Goshawk, Great Sparrowhawk

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Roberts VI / VII 158 / 380
Clements 2000 30.1400
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-135

 

 
A small bird (23 cm to 27 cm) found in Africa from the Cape to Zaire and Ethiopia. In southern Africa it is an uncommon resident found in the eastern half of the region (excluding Lesotho) and the southern coastal belt. It inhabits woodland, montane and riverine forests and exotic plantations. It lives off small birds up to 40 grammes in mass

 

List of Stamps showing Black Sparrowhawk

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Year

Value

No stamps issued