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Red-footed Falcon
Falco vespertinus Linnaeus, 1766
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Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae
Genus:
  Falco

Scientific:
  Falco vespertinus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1766

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.129

Protonym:
  Falco vespertinus

Avibase ID:
  997A9437E564FCFE

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175656


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Falco vespertinus: Central Eurasia; winters in Africa south of the Sahara
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Red-footed Falcon
Czech:
  poštolka rudonohá
German:
  Rotfußfalke
Danish:
  Aftenfalk
Spanish:
  Cernícalo Patirrojo
Finnish:
  punajalkahaukka
French:
  Faucon kobez
Icelandic:
  Kvöldfálki
Italian:
  Falco cuculo
Japanese:
  nishiakaashichougenbou
Japanese:
  ニシアカアシチョウゲンボウ
Dutch:
  Roodpootvalk
Norwegian:
  Aftenfalk
Polish:
  kobczyk
Portuguese:
  Falcão-de-pés-vermelhos
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Esmerilhao
Russian:
  Кобчик
Slovak:
  sokol kobcovitý
Swedish:
  aftonfalk
Chinese:
  西红脚隼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Falco [vespertinus or amurensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Westelike Rooipootvalk
Arabic: البزيق, البزيق شويهين
Asturian: Peñerina Patarroxa
Azerbaijani: Gərkincək
Belarusian: Сокал-шуленак
Bulgarian: Вечерна ветрушка, Червенонога (Вечерна) ветрушка, Червенонога ветрушка
Breton: Ar falc'hun pavioù ruz
Catalan: Esmerla, Falcó cama roig, Falcó cama-roig, Xoriguer cama-roig
Catalan (Balears): Xoriguer cama-roig
Valencian: Esmerla
Czech: Poštolka rudonohá
Welsh: Cudyll troedgoch
Danish: Aftenfalk
German: Abendfalke, Rotfußfalke
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκό) Μαυροκιρκίνεζο, Μαυροκιρκίνεζο, Μαυροφάλκονο
Greek (Cypriot): Μαυροφάλκονο
English: Redfooted Falcon, Red-footed Falcon, Red-footed falconet, Red-legged Falcon, Red-legged Kestrel, Western Redfooted Falcon, Western Red-footed Falcon, Western Redfooted Kestrel, Western Red-footed Kestrel, Western Red-legged Kestrel, Westren red-footed falcon
English (Kenya): Red-footed Falcon
Esperanto: Ru^gpieda falko, Ruĝpieda falko
Spanish: Cernícalo de Patas Rojas, Cernícalo patirroj, Cernicalo Patirrojo, Cernícalo Patirrojo
Spanish (Spain): Cernícalo Patirrojo
Estonian: Punajalg-pistrik
Basque: Belatz hankagorri, Belatz hankagorria, Falcó cama-roig
Persian: شاهین پاسرخ, شاهین (ترم‌تای) پاسرخ
Finnish: Punajalkahaukka
Faroese: Kvøldsmyril
French: Crécerelle des clochers, Faucon à pattes rouges, Faucon kobez
Irish: Fabhcún Cosdearg
Gaelic: Seabhag Dhearg-Chasaich
Galician: Falcó cama-roig, Falcón paxareiro, Lagarteiro patirrubio
Manx: Shawk jiarg-chassagh
Hebrew: בז ערב
Croatian: Crnonoga vjetruša, Crvenonoga Vjetruša, Vjetruša kopčić
Hungarian: Kék vércse
Armenian: [Karmravot Baze ], Կարմրաոտ Բազե
Icelandic: Kvöldfálki
Italian: Falco cuculo
Japanese: Akaashi-choogenboo, akaashichougembou, akaashichougenbou, nishi aka-ashi chōgenbō, Nishi aka-ashi choogenboo, nishiakaashichougenbou, nishiakagashirachougenbou
Japanese: アカアシチョウゲンボウ, ニシアカアシチョウゲンボウ, ニシアカガシラチョウゲンボウ
Japanese (Kanji): 西赤足長元坊
Georgian: თვალშავი
Khakas: Чабылгай
Kazakh: Бєктергі
Kazakh (Transliteration): böktergi
Korean: 비둘기조롱이
Kwangali: Kakodi
Latin: Falco vespertinus
Luxembourgish: Routpattfallek
Lithuanian: Raudonkojis sakalas
Latvian: Kukaiņu piekūns
Macedonian: Црвенонога (Вечерна) ветрушка
Mongolian: Турамтай шонхор, Турмтай шонхор, Улаавар хөлт хүйхнэг, Улаан хөлт хүйхнэг
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠲᠣᠷᠠᠮᠠᠲᠠᠢ ᠱᠣᠩᠬᠣᠷ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠣᠯᠠᠪᠢᠷ ᠬᠦᠯᠲᠦ ᠭᠦᠢᠬᠦᠨᠡᠭ
Mongolian (Transliteration): turamtai shoŋkhor, ulaaŋ khölt khüikhneg, ulaavar khölt khüikhneg
Maltese: Żumbrell
Dutch: Roodpoot valk, Roodpootvalk
Norwegian: Aftenfalk
Polish: kobczyk, kobczyk (zwyczajny), Kobczyk zwyczajny
Pinyin: hóng-jiǎo sǔn, xī hóng-jiǎo sǔn
Portuguese: Esmerilhao, falcão de pés vermelhos, Falcão-de-pés-vermelhos, Falcão-de-pés-vermelhos-ocidental, Falcão-pés-vermelhos, Falcão-verpertino
Portuguese (Brazil): Esmerilhao
Portuguese (Portugal): Falcão-vespertino
Romansh: Falcun vespertin
Romanian: Vânturel de seară
Russian: Кобчик, Кобчик обыкновенный
Scots: Seabhag dhearg chasaich
Slovak: sokol červenonohý, sokol červenonohý (sokol kobcovitý), Sokol kobcovitý
Slovenian: rdecenoga postovka, rdečenoga postovka
Albanian: Skifteri këmbëkuq
Serbian: Siva plava vetruša, Siva vetruška, Siva vetruška (plava vetruša), siva vjetruška, Плава ветруша, Сива ветрушка
Swedish: Aftonfalk
Swahili: Kozi Miguu-myekundu
Thai: เหยี่ยวตีนแดง
Turkmen: Gyrgy
Tswana: Phakwê
Turkish: Ala doğan, Ala Doşan, Aladoğan, Kırmızı-ayaklı Kerkenez, Бөктергі
Tuvinian: Кызыл-буттуг шаңгыр
Ukrainian: Кібчик
Chinese: [hong-jiao sun], [xi hong-jiao sun], 红脚隼, 西红脚隼
Chinese (Traditional): 紅腳隼, 西紅腳隼

 

         

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