Gabar Goshawk
File:Gabar Goshawk (Micronisus gabar).jpg
Adult in Tanzania
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Afroaves
Superorder: Accipitrimorphae
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Accipitrinae
Genus: Micronisus
Species: M. gabar
Binomial name
Micronisus gabar
(Daudin, 1800)

Other names


Similar species






Usually found in rather dry woodland and thorn-bush[2].


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2009). "Melierax gabar". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 8 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Zimmerman, Dale A., Turner, Donald A., and Pearson, David J.; Illustrated by Zimmerman, Dale A., Willis, Ian and Pratt, H. Douglas (1999). Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0691010226.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthor= (help)

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