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Alternative name: Small Sparrowhawk
- Accipiter nanus
23-28 cm. Small very dumpy sparrowhawk
- upper parts steel grey
- chest peachy orange/vinous becoming paler on belly
- belly to undertail coverts white or whitish
- thighs white
- feet, legs chrome yellow
- eye and eye ring chrome yellow (eye may be orangy)
- cere dull yellowish, not prominent
- bill dark
- upper wings dark
- under wings largely white but with black primaries (wing tips to as far as coverts on outer most primaries). Black trailing edge to wing. Sparse spotting/horizontal bars from inner primaries across other flight feathers
- under tail may appear pale with dark bands or more uniformly greyish (depending on lighting)
- upper tail dark with scarcely visible darker bands
Moist lowland forests and moist montanes.
- Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Dwarf Sparrowhawk. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 4 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Dwarf_Sparrowhawk