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Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri   - Adult male
Nicobar Sparrowhawk
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :near Pilpillow Village, Kamorta, Central Nicobars, Nicobar Islands, India
Date : 22 February 2016
English synonyms: Nicobar Shikra
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :A late evening low light shot of this accipiter. Couldn't get any different angles. - JK
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Nicobar Islands, India.
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