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Saker or Altai Falcon (Falco [cherrug or altaicus]) Gray, JE, 1834
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Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae

Scientific:
  Falco cherrug
Citation:
  Gray, JE, 1834

Protonym:
  Falco cherrug

Avibase ID:
  A9F5149411AE52AD

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175633

Geographic range:

  • Falco cherrug cherrug: S-cent. Eurasia to Altai Mts.; winters to ne Africa and nw India
  • Falco cherrug milvipes: NE Asia; winters to Iran, nw India, Tibet and central China
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Saker or Altai Falcon
Czech:
  raroh velký
German:
  Würgfalke
Danish:
  Slagfalk
Spanish:
  Halcón Sacre
Finnish:
  aavikkohaukka
French:
  Faucon sacre ou F. de l'Altaï
Icelandic:
  Vargfálki
Italian:
  Falco sacro
Japanese:
  se-ka-hayabusa
Japanese:
  セアカアハヤブサ
Dutch:
  Sakervalk
Norwegian:
  Tartarfalk
Polish:
  raróg
Portuguese:
  Falcão-sacre
Russian:
  Балобан
Slovak:
  sokol rároh
Swedish:
  Tatarfalk
Chinese:
  猎隼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Saker or Altai Falcon ( Falco [cherrug or altaicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Saker or Altai Falcon ( Falco [cherrug or altaicus])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Faucon sacre ( Falco cherrug)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug)
James Lee Peters:
    Falco cherrug
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Falco cherrug
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Falco cherrug

Taxonomic status:

Species status: this taxon has now been split

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Other synonyms

Arabic: الصقر الحر, الصقر الحر الصقر الحر, صقر الغزال
Azerbaijani: Baloban, Ütəlki
Bulgarian: Ловен сокол
Catalan: Falcó sacre, Falcó sagrat
Catalan (Balears): Falcó sacre
Czech: Raroh velký
Danish: Slagfalk
German: Saker, Sakerfalke, Würgfalke
Greek: Στεπογέρακο
English: Cherrug Falcon, Saker, Saker Falcon, Saker or Altai Falcon, Snake Falcon
Esperanto: Tatarfalko
Spanish: Halcón ceniciento, Halcón Sacre
Estonian: stepipistrik
Finnish: Aavikkohaukka
French: Faucon sacre, faucon sacré, Faucon sacre ou F. de l'Altaï
Hebrew: בז צידים, בז ציידים
Croatian: Stepski sokol
Hungarian: Kerecsensólyom
Armenian: [Baloban ], Բալոբան
Icelandic: Vargfálki
Italian: Falco sacro, Falcone sacro, Sacro
Japanese: se-ka-hayabusa, Seka-hayabusa
Japanese: セアカアハヤブサ, セーカーハヤブサ, ワキスジハヤブサ
Georgian: ბარი
Khakas: Тöз ала ылачын
Kazakh: Ақсұңқар, Ителгі
Korean: 헨다손매
Latin: Falco [cherrug or altaicus], Falco cherrug
Lithuanian: Taurusis sakalas
Macedonian: Ловен (Степски) сокол
Mongolian: Идлэг шонхор
Maltese: Bies Rasu Bajda
Dutch: Saker Valk, Sakervalk
Norwegian: Tartarfalk
Polish: Raróg, raróg (zwyczajny), Raróg stepowy, Raróg zwyczajny
Portuguese: falcão sacre, Falcão-sacre, Sacre
Russian: Балобан, Обыкновенный балобан
Slovak: Sokol rároh
Slovenian: sokol morilec, sokol plenilec
Albanian: Skifteri i gjuetisë
Serbian: banatski soko, Stepski (banatski) soko, stepski soko, Банатски соко, Степски (Банатски) соко, Степски соко
Swedish: Tatarfalk
Swahili: Kozi Madoa
Turkish: Sungur, Ulu doğan, Ulu Doşan
Tuvinian: Өргелээр шаңгыр
Ukrainian: Балабан , Балобан, Сокiл-балобан
Chinese: [lie-sun], 猎 隼, 猎隼, 獵隼

 

         

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