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Laughing Falcon
Herpetotheres cachinnans (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae
Genus:
  Herpetotheres

Scientific:
  Herpetotheres cachinnans

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.90

Protonym:
  Falco cachinnans

Avibase ID:
  24C90C1A39BB96D5

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175670

Geographic range:

  • Herpetotheres cachinnans [cachinnans or fulvescens]: Nicaragua to Colombia, the Guianas, Peru and central Brazil
  • Herpetotheres cachinnans queribundus: E Bolivia and Brazil to Paraguay and n Argentina
  • Herpetotheres cachinnans chapmani: Lowlands of n Mexico to Honduras
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Laughing Falcon
Czech:
  sokolec volavý
German:
  Lachfalke
Danish:
  Latterfalk
Spanish:
  Halcón Reidor
Finnish:
  nauruhaukka
French:
  Macagua rieur
Icelandic:
  Laughing Falcon
Italian:
  Falco sghignazzante
Japanese:
  waraihayabusa
Japanese:
  ワライハヤブサ
Dutch:
  Lachvalk
Norwegian:
  Latterfalk
Polish:
  trebacz chichotliwy
Portuguese:
  Acauã
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Acauã
Russian:
  Смеющийся сокол
Slovak:
  plazožrút krikľavý
Swedish:
  skrattfalk
Chinese:
  笑隼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Macagua rieur ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Macagua rieur ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 2]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Herpetotheres cachinnans [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Herpetotheres cachinnans [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Herpetotheres cachinnans [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Laughing Falcon ( Herpetotheres cachinnans) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Herpetotheres cachinnans [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Herpetotheres cachinnans [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Falcó rialler
Czech: Sokolec volavý
Danish: Latterfalk
German: Lachfalke, Lachhabicht
English: Laughing Falcon, Laughing Hawk
Spanish: Guaco, Guaicurú, Halcón Guaco, Halcón Guaicurú, Halcón reidor
Spanish (Argentine): Guaicurú
Spanish (Bolivia): Guaicurú
Spanish (Chile): Halcón reidor
Spanish (Colombia): Halcón culebrero, Halcón Reidor
Spanish (Costa Rica): Guaco
Spanish (Spain): Halcón Reidor
Spanish (Honduras): Guaco
Spanish (Mexico): Halcón Guaco
Spanish (Nicaragua): Guaco
Spanish (Panama): Halcón Reidor
Spanish (Peru): Halcón Reidor
Spanish (Paraguay): Guaicurú
Spanish (Venezuela): Halcón Macagua
Estonian: naerupistrik
Finnish: Nauruhaukka
French: Faucon rieur, Macagua rieur
Guarani: Guaikuru, Makagua
Hebrew: בז צוחק
Hungarian: kígyászsólyom
Italian: Falco sghignazzante
Japanese: waraihayabusa
Japanese: ワライハヤブサ
Latin: Herpetotheres cachinnans, Herpetotheres cachnnans
Lithuanian: Sakalas kvatoklis
Dutch: Lachvalk
Norwegian: Latterfalk
Polish: trebacz chichotliwy, trębacz chichotliwy, Trębacz śmieszek
Portuguese: acanã, Acauã, cauã, Gavião-acauã, macaguá, macauá, macauã, uacauã
Portuguese (Brazil): acanã, acaua, Acauã, cauã, gavião-acauã, macaguá, macauá, macauã, uacauã
Portuguese (Portugal): Acauã
Russian: Смеющийся сокол, Сокол-Хохотун
Slovak: plazožrút krikľavý
Swedish: Skrattfalk
Chinese: 笑隼
Chinese (Traditional): 笑隼

 

         

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