Black Kite
Compared with Australian Raven
Ellura
Collared Sparrowhawk
Adult Head
 
    
Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Bird (Aves)
Order: Bird of Prey (Falconiformes)
Family: Falcon (Falconidae)
Species: Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus)
This Photo:     Adult Flying
Similar Species: Brown Goshawk

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

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