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Ovambo Sparrowhawk

Accipiter ovampensis Gurney, JH Sr 1875

The Ovambo or Ovampo sparrowhawk, also known as Hilgert's sparrowhawk, is a species of sub-Saharan African bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It takes its name from the Ovamboland in northern Namibia. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Gurney, JH Sr 1875

Reference:
   Ibis

Protonym:
  Accipiter ovampensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8612921


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BAE916831E3E9167

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BAE91683

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BAE91683


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175335

Geographic range:

  • Accipiter ovampensis: Locally in savanna and thornscrub of Africa south of the Sahara
English:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk
Catalan:
Esparver de l'Ovampo
Czech:
krahujec ovampský
Danish:
Ovampospurvehøg
German:
Ovambosperber
Spanish:
Gavilán del Ovambo
Spanish (Spain):
Gavilán del Ovambo
Finnish:
savannilintuhaukka
French:
Épervier des Ovampos
Croatian:
sivi kobac
Hungarian:
ovampo karvaly
Italian:
Sparviere dell'Ovampo
Japanese (romaji):
sabannahaitaka
Japanese:
サバンナハイタカ
Lithuanian:
Namibinis paukštvanagis
Dutch:
Ovambosperwer
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Ovambohauk
Norwegian:
Ovambohauk
Polish:
krogulec szary
Portuguese:
gavião-do-ovambo
Russian:
Краснобокий перепелятник
Slovak:
jastrab ovambský
Swedish:
ovambohök
Ukrainian:
Яструб намібійський
Chinese:
南非雀鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
南非雀鷹


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Épervier des Ovampos ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Épervier de l'Ovampo ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Ovampo Sparrow Hawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Ovampo Sparrow Hawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Ovampo Sparrow Hawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Accipiter ovampensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Accipiter ovampensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Accipiter ovampensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Ovampo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Ovambo Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter ovampensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Accipiter ovampensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Accipiter ovampensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Ovambosperwer
Catalan: Esparver de l'Ovampo
Czech: Krahujec ovampský
Danish: Ovampospurvehøg
German: Ovambosperber
English: Hilgert's Sparrowhawk, Ovambo Sparrowhawk, Ovambo Sparrow-Hawk, Ovampo Sparrow Hawk, Ovampo Sparrowhawk, Red-thighed Sparrowhawk
English, HBW: Ovambo Sparrowhawk
English (IOC): Ovambo Sparrowhawk
English (Kenya): Ovambo Sparrowhawk
English (United States): Ovambo Sparrowhawk
Esperanto: Ovampa akcipitro
Spanish: Azor Ovampo, Gavilán del Ovambo, Gavilán del Ovampo
Spanish (Spain): Gavilán del Ovambo
Spanish (HBW): Ovambo Sparrowhawk
Estonian: savanni-raudkull
Finnish: Savannilintuhaukka
French: Epervier de l'Ovampo, Épervier de l'Ovampo, Épervier des Ovampos
Croatian: sivi kobac
Hungarian: ovampo karvaly
Italian: Sparviere dell'Ovampo, Sparviero di Ovampo
Japanese (romaji): sabannahaitaka
Japanese: サバンナハイタカ
Kwangali: Kakodi
Scientific: Accipiter hilgerti, Accipiter ovampensis
Lithuanian: Namibinis paukštvanagis
Dutch: Ovambosperwer, Ovambo-sperwer
Norwegian Nynorsk: Ovambohauk
Norwegian: Ovambohauk
Polish: Krogulec czarny, krogulec szary
Portuguese: Gavião do Ovambo, gavião-do-ovambo
Portuguese (Portugal): gavião-do-ovambo
Russian: Краснобокий перепелятник
Slovak: jastrab ovambský
Shona: Rukodzi
Swedish: Ovambohök
Swahili: Kipanga wa Ovambo
Tswana: Phakalane
Turkish: Ovambo atmacası
Tatar: кызыл янлы бүдәнә карчыгасы
Ukrainian: Яструб намібійський
Chinese: 南非雀鹰, 赞比亚雀鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 南非雀鷹

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