Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Accipiter nisus

– small raptor, kestrel-sized
– diurnal migrant, active sea-crossing
– migrates singly, sometimes a few birds together


Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F 1CY
BIF1485, 20/09/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F 1CY
BIF1486, 20/09/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F 1CY
BIF1487, 20/09/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F 1CY
BIF1488, 20/09/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F 1CY
BIF1489, 20/09/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F 1CY
BIF1490, 20/09/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F 1CY
BIF1491, 20/09/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F 1CY
BIF1492, 20/09/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F 1CY
BIF1493, 20/09/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, M AD
BIF1494, 16/10/2013, Wermsdorf, Germany, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, M AD
BIF1495, 28/04/2008, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, M AD
BIF1496, 04/10/2014, Omø, Denmark, Michael Heiß

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus spec, M AD
House Sparrow Passer domesticus or Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis, F
BIF1497, 27/11/2016, Eilat, Israel, Michael Heiß

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F AD
BIF1498, 04/10/2014, Omø, Denmark, Michael Heiß

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F AD
BIF1499, 04/10/2014, Omø, Denmark, Michael Heiß

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, 1CY
BIF1500, 04/10/2014, Omø, Denmark, Michael Heiß

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, 1CY
BIF1501, 29/09/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, 1CY
BIF1502, 04/10/2014, Omø, Denmark, Michael Heiß

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F AD
BIF1503, 05/05/2014, Anklam, Germany, Michael Heiß

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F AD (lower), F 1CY
BIF1504, 04/10/2014, Omø, Denmark, Michael Heiß

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus, F 1CY
BIF1505, 20/09/2014, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus
BIF1506, 30/04/2008, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter n. nisus
BIF1507, 04/10/2014, Omø, Denmark, Michael Heiß

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Levant Sparrowhawk (v)
Northern Goshawk (v)

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