Accipiter badius   Shikra  Gebande Sperwer
Shikra in flight
Swebeswebe Private NR, Sep 2020

A breeding resident. Scarce. Occurs widely but sparsely across the Waterberg, less frequent in the surrounding thorn savanna (recorded in 22% of the Waterberg pentads); frequents any woodland; single birds are typically encountered, in pairs while breeding. Breeds in early summer.
Welgevonden Game Reserve, Sep 2011


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