Species Accipiter melanoleucus A. Smith, 1830 (Black sparrowhawk)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- order: Accipitriformes
  • --- family: Accipitridae
  • ---- species: Accipiter melanoleucus
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 46-58 cm; black and white plumage; two forms exist; a dark form wich is almost all black and a paler form with more white on the underside
References:Sinclair 1994: 78
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