Scientific Name: Accipiter virgatus Common Name: Besra Other Name: Besra sparrowhawk
Identifying Features: yellow legs, brown body, black beak, dark brown wings, paler underparts
- Its hunting technique is similar to other small hawks, relying on surprise as it flies from a hidden perch or flicks over a bush to catch its prey unaware.
- The prey is lizards, dragonflies, and small birds and mammals.
This image was clicked by Peter Ericsson – via Flickr.
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