African goshawk

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African goshawk
African Goshawk RWD2.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
(or Accipitriformes, q.v.)
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Accipiter
Species: A. tachiro
Binomial name
Accipiter tachiro
(Daudin, 1800)

The African goshawk (Accipiter tachiro) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. As defined here following the Handbook of the Birds of the World, it is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It is often considered conspecific with the Red-chested goshawk of western and central Africa (BirdLife International 2007).

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2014). "Accipiter tachiro". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 

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