English Name Madagascar Sparrowhawk@
Scientific Name Accipiter madagascariensis
German Name Madagaskarsperber
Spanish Name Gavilán Malgache
French Name Épervier de Madagascar
Madagascar Sparrowhawk@
Peters Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE(Acciptrinae):Hawks,Eagles Order 556.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE(Accipitrinae):Hawks,Eagles Order 3484.0
Gill Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE:Hawks,Eagles and Kites Order 714.0
New 2013 Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE,Accipitrinae:Accipiter Hawks Order 568.0
English Synonyms
$Note:W.L.Sclater,1924,Systema Avium Ethiopicarum,p.69 originally listed this a distinct species.But on p.893 notes:"Stresemann(Journ.Orn.1924,p.83) considers this to be merely a melanistic phase of A.ovampensis."
Authority A.Smith 1834
Habitat primary rain forest and dry thorn forest and scrub;rarely in secondary habitats
Breeding "Laying Nov." (HBW,2,p.158)