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African Goshawk

Accipiter tachiro (Daudin, 1800)

The African Goshawk (Accipiter tachiro) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. As defined here following the Handbook of the Birds of the World, it is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It is often considered conspecific with the Red-chested Goshawk of western and central Africa (BirdLife International 2007). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Accipiter

Scientific:
  Accipiter tachiro

Citation:
  (Daudin, 1800)

Reference:
  TraitedOrn.[Daudin] 2 p.90

Protonym:
  Falco tachiro

Avibase ID:
  CD18635A395DAB09

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CD18635A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175344

Geographic range:

  • Accipiter tachiro tachiro: S Angola to Mozambique and South Africa
  • Accipiter tachiro sparsimfasciatus: Somalia to northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Zambia and Mozambique
  • Accipiter tachiro pembaensis: Pemba I. (off Tanzania)
  • Accipiter tachiro unduliventer: Highlands of Ethiopia
  • Accipiter tachiro croizati: SW Ethiopia
English:
African Goshawk
Czech:
jestřáb tachiro
German:
Afrikahabicht
Danish:
Sorthvid Duehøg
Spanish:
Azor Tachiro
Finnish:
afrikanlintuhaukka
French:
Autour tachiro
Icelandic:
Móhaukur
Italian:
Astore africano
Japanese:
afurikaootaka
Japanese:
アフリカオオタカ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Havik
Norwegian:
Bantuhauk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Bantuhauk
Polish:
krogulec trzypregowy
Portuguese:
Açor-africano
Russian:
Африканский тетеревятник
Slovak:
jastrab tachiro
Swedish:
afrikansk duvhök
Ukrainian:
Яструб ангольський
Chinese:
非洲鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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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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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Autour tachiro ( Accipiter tachiro) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Autour tachiro ( Accipiter tachiro) [version 1]
Clements 1st 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. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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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 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 (incl. ? suppl):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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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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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Accipiter [tachiro or toussenelii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Sperwer
Catalan: Astor tatxiro
Czech: jestřáb tachiro
Danish: Afrikansk Duehøg, Sorthvid Duehøg
German: Afrikahabicht, Afrikanischer Habicht, Afrikanischer Sperber, Tachirohabicht
English: African Goshawk, Red-chested Goshawk
English (IOC): African Goshawk
English (Kenya): African Goshawk
Spanish: Azor Tachiro
Spanish (Spain): Azor Tachiro
Spanish (HBW): African Goshawk
Estonian: ao-raudkull
Finnish: Afrikanlintuhaukka
French: Autour de Toussenel, Autour tachiro
Hungarian: afrikai karvaly
Icelandic: Móhaukur
Italian: Astore africano
Japanese: afurikaootaka
Japanese: アフリカオオタカ
Kwangali: Kakodi
Scientific: Accipiter tachiro, Accipiter tachiro tachiro, Falco tachiro
Lithuanian: Afrikinis vištvanagis
Dutch: Afrikaanse Havik
Norwegian Nynorsk: Bantuhauk
Norwegian: Bantuhauk
Polish: krogulec trzypregowy, Krogulec trzypręgowy
Portuguese: Açor-africano
Russian: Африканский тетеревятник, Африканский ястреб
Slovak: jastrab tachiro
Shona: Rukodzi
Serbian: Afrički jastreb
Sotho, Southern: Fiolo-ea-meru
Swedish: Afrikansk duvhök
Swahili: Kipanga-msitu, Senga
Tswana: Phakwê
Ukrainian: Яструб ангольський
Chinese: 非洲鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲鷹
Zulu: iKlebe

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