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Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis   - Subadult
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Photographer : © P V Subramaniam & Sarita Subramaniam
Location :Kamorta, Nicobar Islands, India
Date : 2 December 2014
English synonyms:Japanese Sparrow Hawk, Japanese Goshawk, Asiatic Sparrowhawk, Besra, Japanese Lesser Sparrowhawk, Japanese Lesser Sparrow Hawk, Japanese Lesser Asiatic Sparrowhawk, Little Sparrow Hawk
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, bazas, honey-buzzards, eagles, kites, vultures, harriers & buzzards
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Very shy bird barely paused for a few seconds on this perch and flew away from the jetty. - PVS & SS
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