Small sparrowhawk (Accipiter nanus)

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Small sparrowhawk fact file

Small sparrowhawk description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderFalconiformes
FamilyAccipitridae
GenusAccipiter (1)

Information on the small sparrowhawk (Accipiter nanus) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
dwarf sparrowhawk.
Spanish
Gavilancito de Célebes.
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Small sparrowhawk status

The small sparrowhawk is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (December, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org
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Small sparrowhawk  
Small sparrowhawk

© Peter Waanders, Waikerie, Australia

Peter Waanders
peter@sabirding.com
http://www.sabirding.com

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