Collared Sparrowhawk
Adult Flying
Collared Sparrowhawk
Adult Back
Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Birds of Prey (Falconiformes)
Family: Eagle & Hawk (Accipitridae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus)
This Photo:     🔍Adult Head🔎

Thank you Antoni Camozzato & Prof Victor W Fazio III† for confirming the id of this species for us

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 (Accipiter fasciatus)

Copyright © 2013-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Jul-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)