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(Redirected from Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk)
Alternative names: Red-chested Sparrowhawk; Rufous Sparrowhawk
Length: 29-36 cm. Females (200 g) larger than males (120 g). In southern Africa, the unmarked rufous underparts are diagnostic. Upperparts slate grey, head appears hooded.
Afromontane forest or stands of alien trees with adjacent grassland or fynbos.
Solitary or in pairs. Generally inconspicuous, spending much time perched high in trees. Hunts mainly for small birds over open country.
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