Ornithological Note 1

Tiny Hawk copulation

Guy M. Kirwan June 18, 2012
Country: Costa Rica
Section(s): breeding period, Breeding

Copulation by a Tiny Hawk (Accipiter superciliosus) pair was observed in central Costa Rica, at El Copal Biological Reserve, on 9 April 2011. The pair perched on open branch above forest canopy; the same perch had been regularly used by one of the pair over the previous two mornings.

Other participants: Rod McCann, Jonathan Price.

Recommended Citation

Kirwan, G. (2012). Tiny Hawk copulation. HBW Alive Ornithological Note 1. In: Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow-on.100001