Accipiter minullus  Little Sparrowhawk  Kleinsperwer
Little Sparrowhawk
Modimolle, Jan 2018

A breeding resident. The most frequently recorded Accipiter in the Waterberg, it occurs widely but sparsely, both across the Waterberg and in the surrounding thorn savanna (52% in, 48% out; recorded in 22% of the Waterberg pentads); frequents woodland, favouring areas with tall, dense trees; secretive and easily overlooked, its presence is usually detected by hearing its twittering call; occurs singly, in pairs while breeding. Breeds during early summer.
Little Sparrowhawk Waterberg distribution
Little Sparrowhawk
Modimolle, May 2019
Little Sparrowhawk
Modimolle, Mar 2020
juvenile
Little Sparrowhawk
Modimolle, Aug 2014
Little Sparrowhawk
Modimolle, Jan 2017
Little Sparrowhawk on nest
Modimolle, Oct 2013

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