The Chinese sparrowhawk (Accipiter soloensis) is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards and harriers. Also called Chinese goshawk or grey frog hawk.

It breeds in Southeast China, Taiwan, Korea and Siberia; winters in Indonesia and Philippines, passing through the rest of Southeast Asia. It is a bird of wooded areas.

It is 30–36 cm in length, with the female larger than the male. Adult has prominent black wing tips. The male is grey above, white below and has red eyes. Female has rufous on breast and underwing coverts, and yellow eyes. Juvenile has grey face, brown upperparts and yellow eyes. The top underparts are streaked, while the thighs are barred. The black wing tips are not as prominent and underwings streaked (except for coverts).

It feeds mainly on frogs, but will take lizards as well. Lives mainly in forests but sometime lives on edges. Population between 10000 and 100000 birds



Chinese Sparrowhawk
Date Location Count
2021-05-28 06:36龙苍沟 (Longcanggou)1
2021-06-13 14:10Changqing Reserve--lower (1100-1700m)3
2021-05-15 09:30Dongzhai--Baiyun Station3
2021-06-07 16:15白云山庄 (Baiyun Hotel)1
2021-05-23 18:34解放公园 (Jiefang Park)1
2021-05-18 07:00汉口江滩 (Hankou Mudflats)1
2021-05-19 07:00百望山森林公园 (Baiwangshan Forest Park)3
2021-05-15 06:49奥林匹克森林公园-南园 (Olympic Forest Park-South Park)1
2021-05-16 14:14天坛公园 (Temple of Heaven)1
2021-06-05 04:15温榆河 (Wenyu River)1
2021-05-29 14:50老山国家森林公园 (Laoshan National Forest Park)4
2021-05-15 05:37神龙谷 (Dragon Valley)1
2021-06-06 05:00西天目山国家级自然保护区 (West Tianmu Mountain NNR)1
2021-05-28 13:27双龙风景区 (Twin Dragon Scenic Area)1
2021-05-16浙江农林大学东湖校区 (Donghu Campus, Zhejiang Forestry University)2
2021-06-07 06:55午潮山国家森林公园 (Wuchao Mountain National Forest Park)1
2021-06-02 07:00大清谷 (Daqing Valley)1
2021-05-24 06:33西溪国家湿地公园 (Xixi National Wetland Park)2
2021-06-08 06:30杭州植物园 (Hangzhou Botanical Garden)1
2021-06-02 07:00江洋畈生态公园 (Jiangyangfan Eco-Park)2
2021-05-25 07:24太湖--红沙湾 (Lake Tai--Hongsha Bay)11
2021-05-24 09:20大公岛省级自然保护区 (Dagong Island PNR)1
2021-05-24 10:30大莲湖 (Dalian Lake)1
2021-05-20 09:14天马山 (Tianma Mountain)1
2021-05-23 06:08新竹濱海IBA--港南金城湖(Hsinchu Coast IBA--Gangnan Jincheng Lake)1
2021-06-07 05:45晴江岸 (Qing River Bank)
2021-05-25 09:35世纪公园 (Century Park)3
2021-05-30 07:15上海海湾国家森林公园 (Shanghai Gulf National Forest Park)1
2021-05-15 09:30台北--觀音山翁家墓地(Taipei--Guanyinshan The Weng's Graveyard)3
2021-05-22 07:37台北--北投中正山觀景台(Taipei--Beitou Mt. Zhongzheng Lookout)1
2021-05-21韭山列岛国家级自然保护区 (Jiushan Islands NNR)1
2021-06-04 05:15Baekryeong Island4
2021-05-24 06:04충청남도 외연도 Oeyeon Island1
2021-05-31 14:19전라북도 신시도 Sinsi Island1
2021-05-24 12:06Namsan-NTofKorea2
2021-06-10 09:15어린이대공원(Children's Grand Park)1
2021-05-22 09:13서울 올림픽공원 Olympic Park, Seoul1
2021-06-13 10:02경기도 남한산성 Namhansanseong Provincial Park1