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Collared Sparrowhawk
Accipiter cirrhocephalus
Bird Family :"Hawks"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 38cm. Male is much smaller. Eats birds, small mammals, reptiles and insects. Call is a very rapid, shrill chatter. Builds stick nest lined with green leaves, high in trees and may be used for several years.
Typical Habitat :Widespread
Distribution :Common Australia wide. Endemic, recorded only in Australia.
Migration :Resident. Unknown if it breeds locally. Main breeding season, April to December, variable.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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