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Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk

Accipiter rufiventris Smith, A, 1830

The Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk (Accipiter rufiventris), also known as the Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk and as the Red-breasted Sparrowhawk, is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Accipiter

Scientific:
  Accipiter rufiventris

Citation:
  Smith, A, 1830

Reference:
  S.Afr.Q.J.(1) p.231

Protonym:
  Accipiter rufiventris

Avibase ID:
  EC0E680F40FF76D9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EC0E680F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175341

Geographic range:

  • Accipiter rufiventris rufiventris: montane forests of Kenya and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to South Africa
  • Accipiter rufiventris perspicillaris: Highland forests of Ethiopia
English:
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk
Czech:
krahujec rudoprsý
German:
Rotbauchsperber
Danish:
Brunbrystet Spurvehøg
Spanish:
Gavilán Papirrufo
Finnish:
ruostelintuhaukka
French:
Épervier menu
Italian:
Sparviere pettorossiccio
Japanese:
muneakahaitaka
Japanese:
ムネアカハイタカ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Sperwer
Norwegian:
Rødbrystspurvehauk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudbrystsporvehauk
Polish:
krogulec rudobrzuchy
Portuguese:
Gavião-ruivo
Russian:
Краснобрюхий перепелятник
Slovak:
jastrab hrdzavoprsý
Swedish:
rostbröstad hök
Ukrainian:
Яструб кенійський
Chinese:
棕胸雀鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
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:
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
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):
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
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):
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Épervier menu ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Épervier menu ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Rufous-breasted Sparrow Hawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
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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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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Rufous-breasted Sparrow Hawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Rufous-breasted Sparrow Hawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
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):
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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 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 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Accipiter rufiventris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Accipiter rufiventris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Accipiter rufiventris [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter rufiventris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Accipiter rufiventris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Accipiter rufiventris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Rooiborssperwer
Catalan: Esparver canyella
Czech: Krahujec rudoprsý
Danish: Brunbrystet Spurvehøg
German: Rotbauchsperber
English: Redbreasted Sparrowhawk, Red-breasted Sparrowhawk, Rufous chested Sparrowhawk, Rufous Sparrowhawk, Rufous-breasted Sparrow Hawk, Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk, Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk, Rufous-chested Sparrow-Hawk
English (IOC): Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk
English (Kenya): Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk
Spanish: Gavilán de Pecho Rufo, Gavilán Papirrufo
Spanish (Spain): Gavilán Papirrufo
Spanish (HBW): Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk
Estonian: mägi-raudkull
Finnish: Ruostelintuhaukka
French: Épervier à ventre roux, Épervier menu
Hungarian: vörösmellű karvaly
Italian: Sparviere pettorossiccio, Sparviero rufiventre
Japanese: akamunehaitaka, muneakahaitaka
Japanese: アカムネハイタカ, ムネアカハイタカ
Kwangali: Kakodi
Scientific: Accipiter rufiventris, Accipiter rufiventris rufiventris
Lithuanian: Rausvakrūtis paukštvanagis
Dutch: Afrikaanse Sperwer
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudbrystsporvehauk
Norwegian: Rødbrystspurvehauk
Polish: krogulec rudobrzuchy
Portuguese: Gavião-ruivo
Russian: Краснобрюхий перепелятник
Slovak: jastrab hrdzavoprsý
Shona: Rukodzi
Sotho, Southern: Phakoana
Swedish: Rödbröstad hök, rostbröstad hök
Swahili: Kipanga Tumbo-jekundu
Tswana: Phakalane
Ukrainian: Яструб кенійський
Xhosa: Ukhetshana
Chinese: 棕胸雀鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 棕胸雀鷹

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