Imitator goshawk

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Imitator goshawk
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Accipiter
Species: A. imitator
Binomial name
Accipiter imitator
Hartert, 1926

The imitator goshawk or imitator sparrowhawk (Accipiter imitator) is a species of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is found on the islands of Bougainville, Choiseul and Santa Isabel in the Solomon Islands archipelago. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Accipiter imitator". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.