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American Kestrel [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis, nicaraguensis or paulus]

Falco sparverius [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis, nicaraguensis or paulus] (= Falco sparverius sparverius) Linnaeus, 1758




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Classification
Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae
Genus:
   Falco
Scientific:
  Falco sparverius sparverius


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.90

Protonym:
  Falco sparverius

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726997


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1976A6C0794DB636

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1976A6C0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1976A6C0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175623

Geographic range:

  • Falco sparverius sparverius: North America (Alaska to Newfoundland, south to w Mexico)
  • Falco sparverius peninsularis: W Mexico (s Baja California, Sonora and Sinaloa)
  • Falco sparverius tropicalis: S Mexico to n Honduras
  • Falco sparverius nicaraguensis: Savanna of Honduras and Nicaragua
  • Falco sparverius paulus: Coastal s US to Florida
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English:
American Kestrel [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis, nicaraguensis or paulus]
French:
Crécerelle d'Amérique [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis, nicaraguensis or paulus]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
American Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Sparrow Hawk ( Falco sparverius)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Sparrow Hawk ( Cerchneis sparveria)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
American Kestrel [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis, nicaraguensis or paulus] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis, nicaraguensis or paulus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
American Kestrel [Northern] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
American Kestrel [Northern] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
American Kestrel [Northern] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
American Kestrel [Northern] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
American Kestrel [Northern] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
American Kestrel [Northern] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
American Kestrel [Northern] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
American Kestrel [Northern] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
eBird version 1.50:
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius [sparverius Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius [sparverius Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius [sparverius Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius [sparverius Group]) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Falco sparverius [sparverius]

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Американска ветрушка
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): gli-gli
Czech: poštolka pestrá
Welsh: Cudyll coch America
Danish: Amerikansk Tårnfalk
German: Buntfalke
English: American Kestrel (Northern), American Kestrel [Northern], American Kestrel [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis, nicaraguensis or paulus], American Sparrow Hawk, Sparrow Hawk
Esperanto: Amerika turfalko
Spanish: Cernícalo
Spanish (Argentine): Halconcito colorado
Spanish (Bolivia): Halconcito colorado
Spanish (Chile): Cernícalo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Cernícalo Americano
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Cuyaya
Spanish (Honduras): Lis lis
Spanish (Mexico): Cernícalo americano
Spanish (Paraguay): Halconcito
Spanish (Uruguay): Halconcito Común
Estonian: ameerika tuuletallaja
Finnish: amerikantuulihaukka
Faroese: Skartsmyril
French: Crécerelle d'Amérique (forme du Nord), Crécerelle d'Amérique (Nord), Crécerelle d'Amérique [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis, nicaraguensis or paulus], Crécerelle d'Amérique [sparverius]
Guadeloupean Creole French: Gligli
Guarani: Kiri kiri'i
Haitian Creole French: Grigri Fran
Hebrew: בז אמריקאי
Icelandic: Skrúðfálki
Italian: Gheppio americano
Japanese (romaji): amerikachougembou
Japanese: アメリカチョウゲンボウ
Scientific: Cerchneis sparveria, Falco sparverius, Falco sparverius [sparverius Group], Falco sparverius [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis, nicaraguensis or paulus], Falco sparverius [sparverius], Falco sparverius sparverius
Lithuanian: Amerikinis pelėsakalis
Maltese: Spanjulett Amerikan
Dutch: Amerikaanse Torenvalk
Norwegian: Spurvefalk
Polish: pustulka amerykanska
Portuguese: Quiriquiri
Portuguese (Brazil): Quiriquiri
Russian: Пустельга воробьиная
Slovak: sokol pestrý
Slovenian: ameriška postovka
Swedish: Sparvfalk
Turkish: ala kerkenez
Chinese: 美洲隼

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