Black sparrowhawk

Black sparrowhawk

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SPECIES
Accipiter melanoleucus

The black sparrowhawk, sometimes known as the black goshawk or great sparrowhawk, is the largest African member of the genus Accipiter. It occurs mainly in forest and non-desert areas south of the Sahara, particularly where there are large trees suitable for nesting; favored habitat includes suburban and human-altered landscapes. It preys predominantly on birds of moderate size, such as pigeons and doves, in suburban areas.

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Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR

References

1. Black sparrowhawk Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_sparrowhawk
2. Black sparrowhawk on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22695673/93522165
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/695163

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