Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily NameRoberts NoStatusSize
Sparrowhawk, LittleAccipter minullus157Resident23-28cm
Sparrowhawk, Little

A tiny, plump looking, short tailed, short legged sparrowhawk, the size of a small dove. Normally remains within dense cover. Bold and aggressive for its size.
Food: mainly small birds and Laughing Doves. Sometimes small mammals, lizards and large insects.