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Photo by Dave Clark
Amber Mountain National Park, Madagascar, June 2012
Accipiter madagascariensis

Identification

Similar species

Male Frances's Sparrowhawk is paler than Madagascar Sparrowhawk

Distribution

Madagascar

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species1.

Habitat

Forest, montane, savanna and shrubland

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Birdforum thread discussing id of Frances's Sparrowhawk and Madagascar sparrowhawk

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