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Chinese Sparrowhawk, Accipiter soloensis, เหยี่ยวนกเขาพันธุ์จีน


Thanks to Birdforum for confirming my ID of this bird.

Forum thread HERE


Birdforum


The Chinese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter soloensis) is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. Also called Grey Frog Hawk or Chinese Sparrowhawk

Distribution and habitat
It breeds in Southeast China, Taiwan, Korea and Siberia; winters in Indonesia and Philippines, passing through the rest of Southeast Asia. It lives mainly in forests but sometimes lives on edges.

Range map from www.oiseaux.net

Range map
Range map from www.oiseaux.net - Ornithological Portal Oiseaux.net
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Description It is 30–36 cm in length, with the female larger than the male. Adults have prominent black wing tips. The male is grey above, white below and has red eyes. The female has rufous on breast and underwing coverts, and yellow eyes. Juveniles have a grey face, brown upperparts and yellow eyes. The top underparts are streaked, while the thighs are barred. The black wing tips are not as prominent and underwings streaked (except for coverts).

Length: 35 cm
Wingspan: 52 - 62 cm
Weight: 140 - 204 g
Longevity:
Distinctive Feature

Similar Species

From opus at www.birdforum.net
Female / Male / Juvenile

• Male
Streaked grey upperparts
Streaked white underparts
Barred thighs
Red eyes

• Female
Female larger
Rufous breast and underwing coverts
Yellow eyes

• Juvenile
Grey face
Brown upperparts
Yellow eyes

From opus at www.birdforum.net


Listen to the Chinese Sparrowhawk

Remarks from the Recordist

Probably the same individual as
XC186499
XC186500


www.xeno-canto.org

Diet
In its breeding range, it feeds mainly on frogs, but will take lizards and other small invertebrates as well. In its wintering range, this species feeds heavily on cicadas.[

Conservation status
Conservation status
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016. Retrieved 11 November 2021



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Sighted: (Date of first photo that I could use) 1 April 2022
Location: eBird hotspot: Rot Fai Park (Wachira Benchatat Park), Bangkok

Chinese Sparrowhawk, Accipiter soloensis, เหยี่ยวนกเขาพันธุ์จีน
Chinese Sparrowhawk / เหยี่ยวนกเขาพันธุ์จีน - 1 April 2022
eBird hotspot: Rot Fai Park (Wachira Benchatat Park), Bangkok

Chinese Sparrowhawk, Accipiter soloensis, เหยี่ยวนกเขาพันธุ์จีน
Chinese Sparrowhawk / เหยี่ยวนกเขาพันธุ์จีน - 1 April 2022
eBird hotspot: Rot Fai Park (Wachira Benchatat Park), Bangkok

Chinese Sparrowhawk, Accipiter soloensis, เหยี่ยวนกเขาพันธุ์จีน
Chinese Sparrowhawk / เหยี่ยวนกเขาพันธุ์จีน - 1 April 2022
eBird hotspot: Rot Fai Park (Wachira Benchatat Park), Bangkok



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