Sparrowhawks (sometimes referred to as Sparrow Hawk) are small hawks in the genus Accipiter. These include:
- Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk, A. castanilius
- Collared Sparrowhawk, A. cirrocephalus
- Eurasian Sparrowhawk, A. nisus
- Imitator Sparrowhawk, A. imitator
- Japanese Sparrowhawk, A. gularis
- Levant Sparrowhawk, A. brevipes
- Little Sparrowhawk, A. minullus
- Madagascar Sparrowhawk, A. madagascariensis
- New Britain Sparrowhawk, A. brachyurus
- Nicobar Sparrowhawk, A. butleri
- Ovampo Sparrowhawk, A. ovampensis
- Red-thighed Sparrowhawk, A. erythropus
- Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk, A. rufiventris
- Rufous-necked Sparrowhawk, A. erythrauchen
- Shikra, A. badius, also known as 'Indian Sparrowhawk'
- Slaty-mantled Sparrowhawk, A. luteoschistaceus
- Small Sparrowhawk, A. nanus
- Vinous-breasted Sparrowhawk, A. rhodogaster
- Frances's Sparrowhawk, Accipiter francesii, also known as Frances' Goshawk
- Anjouan Island Sparrowhawk, or Ndzuwani Goshawk Accipiter francesii pusillus, an extremely rare, possibly extinct, subspecies of Frances's Sparrowhawk
Other bird of prey that may colloquially be called sparrowhawk:
- American Kestrel, Falco sparverius, often incorrectly called a 'Sparrowhawk'
- Nankeen Kestrel, Falco cenchroides, may be referred to as 'Sparrowhawk' on Norfolk Island
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