Upper body, tail and head brown-grey, underparts red-brown with narrow white stripes. Legs thin and yellow, tail square at tip. Young birds have dark brown underparts with white streaks. Body up to 40 cm long.
Collared Sparrowhawks are solitary birds, living alone. Females are larger than the males.
Woodlands and forests, also in towns.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern
- CITES : Trade restrictions (Appendix II)