New Britain sparrowhawk

New Britain sparrowhawk

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Accipiter brachyurus

The New Britain sparrowhawk is a threatened species of bird of prey. It is endemic to two Papua New Guinea islands, New Britain and New Ireland. Even in 1934 Ernst Mayr, in his survey of mountain bird life during the Whitney South Sea Expedition, found the New Britain sparrowhawk to be very rare.

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Distribution

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Biogeographical realms

New Britain sparrowhawk habitat map

References

1. New Britain sparrowhawk Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Britain_sparrowhawk
2. New Britain sparrowhawk on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22695605/131936960

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