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genus

Accipiter Brisson, 1760

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Accipitriformes »  family Accipitridae - kites, hawks and eagles

Scientific synonyms

Astur Brisson, 1760
Astur Lacépède, 1799
Leucospiza Kaup, 1844
Leucospizia Kaup, 1850
Leucospizias Sundevall, 1873
Paraspizias Mathews, 1915
Urospiza Kaup, 1845
Urospizia Kaup, 1850

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Charakteristika rodu.

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Included taxa

Number of records: 53

species Accipiter albogularis G. R. Gray, 1870 - Pied Goshawk
species Accipiter badius (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) - Shikra

Accipiter badius - 0000000001 1

species Accipiter bicolor (Vieillot, 1817) - Bicolored Hawk
species Accipiter brachyurus (E. P. Ramsay, 1880) - New Britain Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter brevipes (Severtzov, 1850) - Levant Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter butleri (Gurney, 1898) - Nicobar Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter castanilius Bonaparte, 1853 - Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter chilensis Philippi & Landbeck, 1864 - Chilean Hawk
species Accipiter chionogaster (Kaup, 1852) - White-breasted Hawk
species Accipiter cirrocephalus (Vieillot, 1817) - Collared Sparrowhawk

Accipiter cirrocephalus - 0000000001 0

species Accipiter collaris P. L. Sclater, 1860 - Semicollared Hawk
species Accipiter cooperii (Bonaparte, 1828) - Cooper's Hawk

Accipiter cooperii - 000000000111

species Accipiter erythrauchen G. R. Gray, 1861 - Rufous-necked Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter erythronemius (Kaup, 1850) - Rufous-thighed Hawk
species Accipiter erythropus (Hartlaub, 1855) - Red-thighed Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter fasciatus (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827) - Brown Goshawk
species Accipiter francesii Smith, 1834 - Frances's Goshawk
species Accipiter gentilis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Goshawk

Accipiter gentilis - 000000100111

species Accipiter griseiceps (Kaup, 1848) - Sulawesi Goshawk
species Accipiter gularis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) - Japanese Sparrowhawk

Accipiter gularis - 0000000001

species Accipiter gundlachi Lawrence, 1860 - Gundlach's Hawk
species Accipiter haplochrous P. L. Sclater, 1859 - White-bellied Goshawk
species Accipiter henicogrammus (G. R. Gray, 1861) - Moluccan Goshawk
species Accipiter henstii (Schlegel, 1873) - Henst's Goshawk
species Accipiter hiogaster (Müller, 1841) - Variable Goshawk
species Accipiter imitator Hartert, 1926 - Imitator Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter luteoschistaceus Rothschild & Hartert, 1926 - Slaty-mantled Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter madagascariensis J. Verreaux, 1833 - Madagascar Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter melanochlamys (Salvadori, 1876) - Black-mantled Goshawk
species Accipiter melanoleucus A. Smith, 1830 - Black Goshawk
species Accipiter meyerianus (Sharpe, 1878) - Meyer's Goshawk
species Accipiter minullus (Daudin, 1800) - Little Sparrowhawk

Accipiter minullus - 0000000001 1

species Accipiter nanus (W. Blasius, 1897) - Small Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter nisus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Accipiter nisus - 000000100111

species Accipiter novaehollandiae (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) - Grey Goshawk

Accipiter novaehollandiae - 0000000001 1

species Accipiter ovampensis Gurney, 1875 - Ovampo Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter poliocephalus G. R. Gray, 1858 - Grey-headed Goshawk
species Accipiter poliogaster (Temminck, 1824) - Grey-bellied Goshawk
species Accipiter princeps Mayr, 1934 - New Britain Goshawk
species Accipiter pulchellus (Ramsay, 1882) - Rufous-breasted Goshawk
species Accipiter rhodogaster (Schlegel, 1862) - Vinous-breasted Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter rufitorques (Peale, 1848) - Fiji Goshawk

Accipiter rufitorques - 0000000001 1

species Accipiter rufiventris A. Smith, 1830 - Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk
species Accipiter soloensis (Horsfield, 1821) - Chinese Goshawk

Accipiter soloensis - 0000000001 1

species Accipiter striatus Vieillot, 1808 - Sharp-shinned Hawk

Accipiter striatus - 000000000111

species Accipiter superciliosus (Linnaeus, 1766) - Tiny Hawk
species Accipiter sylvestris Wallace, 1864
species Accipiter tachiro (Daudin, 1800) - African Goshawk
species Accipiter toussenelii (J. Verreaux, E. Verreaux & Des Murs, 1855) - Red-chested Goshawk
species Accipiter trinotatus Bonaparte, 1850 - Spot-tailed Goshawk
species Accipiter trivirgatus (Temminck, 1824) - Crested Goshawk

Accipiter trivirgatus - 0000000001 1

species Accipiter ventralis P. L. Sclater, 1866 - Plain-breasted Hawk
species Accipiter virgatus (Temminck, 1822) - Besra

Accipiter virgatus - 0000000001 1


Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [4b1d3980-3b77-4a38-98cd-677ab40d8185]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Accipiter Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [93b41557-fda1-4c94-8aa7-8f5dc71b1f14]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Paraspizias Mathews, 1915]
Data retrieved on: 2 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [aa827a0d-41a7-4163-a501-87d6244e371e]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Leucospiza Kaup, 1844]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Accipiter Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017

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