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Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk

Accipiter [virgatus or gularis] (= Accipiter virgatus) (Temminck, CJ 1822)




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Classification
Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
   Accipiter
Scientific:
  Accipiter virgatus


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, CJ 1822)

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.19 pl.109

Protonym:
  Falco virgatus


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  98DBBCAD1F490238

Avibase ID:
  avibase-98DBBCAD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/98DBBCAD


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175348

Geographic range:

  • Accipiter gularis [gularis or nisoides]: Sakhalin, Kuril Is. and Japan; winters to Philippines and Indonesia
  • Accipiter gularis sibiricus: Mongolia to e China and Taiwan; winters to India and Indonesia
  • Accipiter gularis iwasakii: S Ryukyu Islands (Iriomote and Ishigaki)
  • Accipiter virgatus virgatus: Java and Bali
  • Accipiter virgatus fuscipectus: Mountains of Taiwan
  • Accipiter virgatus besra: S India and Sri Lanka
  • Accipiter virgatus abdulalii: Andaman and Nicobar islands
  • Accipiter virgatus confusus: Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro, Negros and Catanduanes)
  • Accipiter virgatus quagga: Philippines (Cebu, Bohol, Leyte, Samar, Siquijor and Mindanao)
  • Accipiter virgatus rufotibialis: N Borneo
  • Accipiter virgatus vanbemmeli: Sumatra
  • Accipiter virgatus quinquefasciatus: Flores (Lesser Sundas)
  • Accipiter virgatus [affinis or kashmiriensis]: N India and Nepal to central China and Indochina
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English:
Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk
German:
Triller-/Besrasperber
Spanish:
Gavilán Japonés/Besra
Spanish (Spain):
Gavilán japonés/besra
French:
Épervier besra ou É. du Japon
Japanese (romaji):
tsumi/minamitsumi
Japanese:
ツミ/ミナミツミ
Norwegian:
finkehauk/besrahauk
Polish:
krogulec japoński/orientalny
Russian:
Малый/Индийский перепелятник
Slovak:
jastrab japonský/besra
Serbian:
Japanski kobac/kobac besra
Swedish:
tajgahök/besra
Chinese:
日本松雀鹰/松雀鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
日本/松雀鷹


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter [virgatus or gularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter [virgatus or gularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter [virgatus or gularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter [virgatus or gularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter [virgatus or gularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter [virgatus or gularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter [virgatus or gularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter [virgatus or gularis])
eBird version 2016:
Japanese Sparrowhawk/Besra ( Accipiter gularis/virgatus)
eBird version 2017:
Japanese Sparrowhawk/Besra ( Accipiter gularis/virgatus)
eBird version 2018:
Japanese Sparrowhawk/Besra ( Accipiter gularis/virgatus)
eBird version 2019:
Japanese Sparrowhawk/Besra ( Accipiter gularis/virgatus)
eBird version 2021:
Japanese Sparrowhawk/Besra ( Accipiter gularis/virgatus)
eBird version 2022:
Japanese Sparrowhawk/Besra ( Accipiter gularis/virgatus)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Accipiter [virgatus, gularis or rhodogaster]

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Other synonyms

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Bengali: বসরা শিকরে
Catalan: Esparver menut de flancs rogencs
Czech: krahujec besra
Danish: Besra
German: Besrasperber, Triller-/Besrasperber
English: Besra or Japanese Sparrowhawk, Japanese Sparrowhawk/Besra
English, HBW: Japanese Sparrowhawk/Besra
English (IOC): Japanese Sparrowhawk/Besra
English (United States): Japanese Sparrowhawk/Besra
Spanish: Gavilán Besra, Gavilán Japonés/Besra
Spanish (Spain): Gavilán Japonés/Besra
Estonian: habe-raudkull
Finnish: ruostevarpushaukka
French: Épervier besra, Épervier besra ou É. du Japon, Épervier du Japon ou É. besra
Hungarian: besra karvaly
Indonesian: Elangalap Besra
Italian: Besra
Japanese (romaji): minamitsumi, tsumi/minamitsumi
Japanese: ツミ/ミナミツミ, ミナミツミ
Japanese (Kanji): 南雀鷂
Scientific: Accipiter [virgatus or gularis], Accipiter gularis/virgatus, Accipiter virgatus, Accipiter virgatus virgatus, Falco virgatus
Lithuanian: Margasis paukštvanagis
Malay: Helang Sewah Besra
Dutch: Besrasperwer
Norwegian: Besrahauk, finkehauk/besrahauk
Polish: krogulec japoński/orientalny, krogulec orientalny
Pinyin: sōng-què-yīng
Portuguese: Gavião-besra
Portuguese (Portugal): gavião-japonês/gavião-besra
Russian: Малый перепелятник, Малый/Индийский перепелятник
Slovak: jastrab besra, jastrab japonský/besra
Serbian: Japanski kobac/kobac besra
Swedish: besra, tajgahök/besra
Tamil: Chinna Valluru
Thai: เหยี่ยวนกเขาพันธุ์ญี่ปุ่น/เหยี่ยวนกกระจอกเล็ก, เหยี่ยวนกกระจอกเล็ก
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw nók krà-còaak lék
Turkish: Japon/besra atmacası
Ukrainian: Яструб яванський
Vietnamese: Ưng bụng hung
Chinese: 日本松雀鹰/松雀鹰, 松雀鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 日本/松雀鷹, 松雀鷹
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 松雀鷹
Chinese (Taiwan): 松雀鹰

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