The Japanese Sparrowhawks
Distribution / Range
It breeds in China, Japan, Korea, and Siberia; winters in Indonesia and the Philippines, passing through the rest of Southeast Asia.
It is a bird of open and wooded areas.
It is 23-30cm in length, with the female larger than the male.
The male has dark barred underwings, lightly barred underparts, dark grey upperparts, and red eyes.
The female has yellow eyes and dark barred underparts.
Juvenile has brown upperparts and streaks on the breast.
Diet / Feeding
It feeds on smaller birds taken in flight