Male Adult Sparrowhawk
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Colouring Blue-grey upper,barred orange lower, yellow eye
Voice Thin & squealing
Feeds on Small birds
Flight Straight, alternating wingbeats & glides
Nesting Tree
Social Family Groups
Male Adult Sparrowhawk
Male Adult Sparrowhawk
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Page Last Updated 30/12/2017 14:28:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Accipiter nisus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Vital Statistics
Length 28 to 40 cms
Weight 150 to 320 gms
Wingspan 60 to 80 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Adult Sparrowhawk (Species=Accipiter nisus / Standard Name=Eurasian Sparrowhawk)