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Hawks of Iran

Iranian Shikra (Accipiter badius) cenchroides race in North Iran

Iranian Shikra (Accipiter badius) cenchroides race in North Iran

The Iranian Shikra (Accipiter badius) Cenchroides sub specie is a small breeding summer visitor bird of prey in Iran in the family Accipitridae, which most often winters south Iran as well. Other main close members in Iran are Goshawk, Levant sparrowhawk and Sparrowhawk. They are the sole small bird of prey the fills the wildlife cycle during spring and summer in northern open woodlands of Iran.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 17 June 2009 17:32 )

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