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赤腹鷹 Chinese Goshawk (Male)

學名: Accipiter soloensis

英名: Chinese Goshawk

Family : Accipitridae (鷲鷹科). Length: 30 cm.

赤腹鷹中等體型(30釐米)的鷹類。 下體色甚淺。成鳥:上體淡藍灰,背部羽尖略具白色,外側尾羽具不明顯黑色橫斑;下體白,胸及兩脅略沾粉色,兩脅具淺灰色橫紋,腿上也略具橫紋。成鳥翼下特徵為除初級飛羽羽端黑色外,幾乎全白。雄成鳥虹膜暗紅色雌成鳥虹膜黃色,幼鳥翼尖不黑,虹膜則為霧黃色。亞成鳥:上體褐色,尾具深色橫斑,下體白,喉具縱紋,胸部及腿上具褐色橫斑。 虹膜-紅或褐色;嘴-灰色,端黑,蠟膜橘黃;腳-橘黃。赤腹鷹主要繁殖區位於中國大陸東部華中,華南,韓國南部,夏季繁殖期赤腹鷹在這些區域內活動(北緯43度至北緯22度之間);少數曾出現於遼寧,雲南東部,陜西南部,日本等地。

The Chinese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter soloensis) is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards and harriers. Also called Chinese Goshawk. It breeds in Southeast China, Taiwan, Korea and Siberia; winters in Indonesia and Philippines, passing through the rest of Southeast Asia. It is a bird of wooded areas.

It is 30-36cm in length, with the female larger than the male. Adult has prominent black wing tips. The male is grey above, white below and has red eyes. Female has rufous on breast and underwing coverts, and yellow eyes. Juvenile has grey face, brown upperparts and yellow eyes. The top underparts are streaked, while the thighs are barred. The black wing tips are not as prominent and underwings streaked (except for coverts).

 

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Taken on September 14, 2012