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Photo by Ian_M
Matei Point, Taveuni, Fiji, June 2002
Accipiter rufitorques

Identification

Distribution

Fiji Islands.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Juvenile
Photo by Matalevu
Suva, Fiji, April 2006

Common in urban and open areas.

Behaviour

Very tolerant of humans in urban areas, where its distinct call is often heard. Will nest in parks and gardens but often dive bombs if you approach the nest.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. BF Member observations

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