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Little Sparrowhawk
Little-Sparrowhawk-4865-2087360932
Information
Range Angola, Botswana, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Genus Accipiter
Species Accipiter minullus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Little sparrowhawk (Accipiter minullus), is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. This bird measures 20 to 25 cm (7.9 to 9.8 in) in length (the tail makes up about half of its length), spans 39–52 cm (15–20 in) across the wings, and weighs around 85 g (3.0 oz). It is the world's smallest Accipiter and is possibly the smallest member of the diverse Accipitridae family.

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