Black Kite
Compared with Australian Raven
Collared Sparrowhawk
Adult Head
Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Birds of Prey (Falconiformes)
Family: Falcon (Falconidae)
Species: Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus)
This Photo:     Adult Flying

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Has a distinctive yellow eye, and very lightly-striped body (barely visible).

Similar Species: Brown Goshawk

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Sep-2012
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)