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Little Sparrowhawk

Accipiter minullus (Daudin, FM 1800)

The little sparrowhawk is a species of Afrotropical bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is the smallest member of the genus Accipiter and forms a superspecies with the red-thighed sparrowhawk. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Daudin, FM 1800)

Reference:
   Traité Élém. Compl. Orn. 2 p.88

Protonym:
  Falco minullus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39476082


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  CE1CF6FD20908CDB

Avibase ID:
  avibase-CE1CF6FD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CE1CF6FD


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175332

Geographic range:

  • Accipiter minullus: Forests and thornscrub of e and s Africa
English:
Little Sparrowhawk
Catalan:
Esparver menut africà
Czech:
krahujec nejmenší
Danish:
Afrikansk Spurvehøg
German:
Zwergsperber
Spanish:
Gavilán Chico
Spanish (Spain):
Gavilán Chico
Finnish:
afrikanvarpushaukka
French:
Épervier minule
Croatian:
mali kobac
Hungarian:
törpehéja
Italian:
Sparviere minore
Japanese (romaji):
afurikatsumi
Japanese:
アフリカツミ
Lithuanian:
Afrikinis mažasis paukštvanagis
Dutch:
Oost-Afrikaanse Dwergsperwer
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dverghauk
Norwegian:
Dverghauk
Polish:
krogulec skromny
Portuguese:
Gavião-pequeno
Russian:
Африканский перепелятник
Slovak:
jastrab krahulček
Swedish:
dvärghök
Ukrainian:
Яструб савановий
Chinese:
非洲侏雀鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
小雀鷹


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Kleinsperwer
Bengali: হছাট চড়ুিআচ঱কময
Bengali (transliteration): chōṭa caṛu'iśikarē*
Catalan: Esparver menut africà
Czech: Krahujec malý, krahujec nejmenší
Danish: Afrikansk Spurvehøg
German: Zwergsperber
English: Abyssinian Little Sparrowhawk, African Little Sparrow Hawk, African Little Sparrowhawk, East African Little Sparrowhawk, Little Sparrowhawk, Little Sparrow-Hawk
English, HBW: Little Sparrowhawk
English (IOC): Little Sparrowhawk
English (Kenya): Little Sparrowhawk
English (United States): Little Sparrowhawk
Esperanto: Malgranda akcipitro
Spanish: Azor Menor Africano, Gavilán Chico, Gavilancito Chico
Spanish (Spain): Gavilán Chico
Spanish (HBW): Little Sparrowhawk
Estonian: jõgi-värbkull
Finnish: afrikanvarpushaukka, Pikkuvarpushaukka
French: Autour minule, Autour minulle, Épervier minule, Épervier minulle
Croatian: mali kobac
Hungarian: törpehéja
Italian: Sparviere minore, Sparviero minore africano
Japanese (romaji): afurikatsumi
Japanese: アフリカツミ
Kwangali: Kakodi Gomununu
Scientific: Accipiter buttikoferi, Accipiter büttikoferi, Accipiter minullus, Accipiter minullus intermedius, Accipiter minullus minullus, Accipiter minullus tropicalis, Accipiter minulus, Falco minullus
Lithuanian: Afrikinis mažasis paukštvanagis
Dutch: Oostafrikaanse Dwergsperwer, Oost-Afrikaanse Dwergsperwer
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dverghauk
Norwegian: Dverghauk
Polish: krogulec skromny
Portuguese: Gavião-pequeno
Portuguese (Portugal): gavião-pequeno
Russian: Африканский малый перепелятник, Африканский перепелятник, Африканский ястреб
Slovak: Jastrab krahulček
Shona: Rukodzi
Swedish: Afrikansk dvärghök, dvärghök
Swahili: Kipanga Mdogo
Turkish: Küçük atmaca
Tatar: Африка кече бүдәнә карчыгасы
Ukrainian: Яструб савановий
Xhosa: Ukhetshana
Chinese: 非洲侏雀鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 小雀鷹
Zulu: uMqwayini

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