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Sparrowhawk

Irish: Spoiróg no Seabhac
Latin: Accipiter nisus

Description:
Small raptor with rather short blunt tipped wings and long tail. Its flight, with a few quick wingbeats relieved by a short glide, is distinctive. The male is small and has slate-blue upperparts and rufous-pink throat, breast and belly. The larger female has slate-grey upperparts and is whitish underneath with grey-brown barring.

Habitat:
Sparrowhawks are very widespread in Ireland and breeds wherever there is suitable woodland and scrub for nesting and small birds as prey.

Food:
Sparrowhawk prey upon a wide range of other birds, females tending to take larger birds. Birds eaten include thrushes, tits, woodpigeons, finches and sparrows.

Breeding:
Usually builds its nest close to the trunk in coniferous trees or in deciduous trees or uses old nests. Lays 4-6 eggs in May, incubates for 31-33 days and chicks fledge after 26-30 days.

Status:
A rough estimate for the Irish sparrowhawk population is 11,000 pairs and they are present in every county.