Species Details

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Japanese Sparrowhawk Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Accipiter gularis
Family : Accipitridae
Order : Accipitriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : Male Japanese Sparrowhawk has dark bluish-grey upperparts, pale rufous to pale grey underparts. Female has brown back and whitish underparts with distinct grayish- brown barring. Juvenile dark grayish brown upperparts with rufous fringes, white supercilium and brown to rufous streaking on breast. It feeds on small birds etc. It is a bird of open and wooded areas.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Grimmett et al, 2011, Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Oxford University Press, India, taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Bruno Durand (www.inaturalist.org/people/Bruno Durand ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;xeno-cantomore information, please contact us.