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Little Sparrowhawk? Tarangire National Park

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Old Saturday 10th March 2018, 23:08   #1
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Little Sparrowhawk? Tarangire National Park

Hi everyone, this small raptor was seen in Tarangire National Park last month. My instinct is that it is a Little Sparrowhawk, but I could well be wrong, it is not a raptor I am at all familiar with. I feel it could be immature, as the chest marking haven't come through fully yet..? Sorry the picture aren't that sharp, it was at a fair distance. This was taken at 400mm on my sigma lens.
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Old Sunday 11th March 2018, 09:42   #2
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looks perfect for juvenile Little Sparrowhawk
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Hi all,
Eugene, perhaps your field-guide will confirm the less dense underpart patterning, as Little Sparrowhawk?
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