name for a bird of prey, with the scientific designation Accipiter
trivirgatus. It is found in tropical Asia, from southern Asia, including
India and Sri Lanka, to southern
China, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Adult males have dark brown upperparts, a dark greyish brown crown, grey
head sides, and a white throat with a dark mesial streak. Their upper
tail is brownish grey with equal-width, buff bands, whilst their
underparts are pale and patterned with rufous streaks on the breast, and
bars on the belly, as well as on the feathers that cover the upper legs.
The lower legs are bare and yellowish, their eyes are yellow and black
and their vent is white. Females are larger, have a browner head, as
well as browner breast-streaks and bars on the belly. In Thai, this
raptor is called
yih-ao nok khao ngon.