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American Kestrel [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis or nicaraguensis]

Falco sparverius [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis or nicaraguensis] (= 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:
  20649DDA7349E47F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-20649DDA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/20649DDA


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
English:
American Kestrel [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis or nicaraguensis]
Czech:
poštolka pestrá [skupina sparverius]
Danish:
Amerikansk Tårnfalk, Nordlig [sparverius Gruppe]
German:
Buntfalke [sparverius-Gruppe]
Spanish:
Cernícalo Americano (neártico)
Spanish (Spain):
Cernícalo americano (neártico)
French:
Crécerelle d'Amérique [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis or nicaraguensis]
Hungarian:
Tarca vércse (Északi)
Icelandic:
Skrúðfálki [sparverius hópur]
Japanese (romaji):
amerikachougenbou (sparverius guru-pu)
Japanese:
アメリカチョウゲンボウ(sparverius グループ)
Lithuanian:
Amerikinis pelėsakalis [sparverius grupė]
Dutch:
Amerikaanse Torenvalk (sparverius groep)
Norwegian:
spurvefalk (sparverius gr.)
Polish:
pustułka amerykańska [gr. sparverius]
Portuguese (Brazil):
quiriquiri [grupo sparverius]
Russian:
Воробьиная пустельга [группа sparverius]
Slovak:
sokol pestrý (skup.)
Serbian:
Američka vetruška [sparverius grupa]
Swedish:
sparvfalk [gruppen sparverius]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
American Kestrel [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis or nicaraguensis] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis or nicaraguensis])
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 1.55:
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius [sparverius Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius [sparverius Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius [sparverius Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius [sparverius Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius [sparverius Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius [sparverius Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
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, peninsularis, tropicalis, nicaraguensis or paulus]

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Американска ветрушка, Американска ветрушка [Група sparverius]
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): gli-gli
Czech: poštolka pestrá, poštolka pestrá [skupina sparverius]
Welsh: Cudyll coch America
Danish: Amerikansk Tårnfalk, Amerikansk Tårnfalk (Nordlig), Amerikansk Tårnfalk, Nordlig [sparverius Gruppe]
German: Buntfalke, Buntfalke [sparverius-Gruppe]
Greek: Αμερικανικό Κιρκινέζι [sparverius ομάδα], Αμερικανικό Κιρκινέζι [sparverius]
English: American Kestrel (Northern), American Kestrel [Northern], American Kestrel [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis or nicaraguensis]
English, HBW: American Kestrel (Northern)
English (IOC): American Kestrel (Northern)
English (United States): American Kestrel (Northern)
Spanish: Cernícalo Americano, Cernícalo Americano (grupo sparverius), Cernícalo Americano (neártico)
Spanish (Argentine): Halconcito colorado, Halconcito Colorado [grupo sparverius]
Spanish (Bolivia): Halconcito colorado
Spanish (Chile): Cernícalo, Cernícalo [grupo sparverius]
Spanish (Costa Rica): Cernícalo Americano, Cernícalo Americano (grupo sparverius), Cernícalo Americano [grupo sparverius]
Spanish (Cuba): Cernícalo [grupo sparverius]
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Cuyaya
Spanish (Ecuador): Cernícalo Americano (Quilico) [Grupo sparverius]
Spanish (Spain): Cernícalo americano (neártico), Cernícalo Americano [sparverius Group]
Spanish (HBW): American Kestrel (Northern)
Spanish (Honduras): Lis lis
Spanish (Mexico): Cernícalo americano, Cernícalo Americano (grupo sparverius)
Spanish (Panama): Cernícalo Americano (grupo sparverius)
Spanish (Peru): Cernícalo Americano [grupo sparverius]
Spanish (Paraguay): Halconcito, Halconcito colorado [grupo sparverius]
Spanish (Uruguay): Halconcito [Grupo sparverius], Halconcito Común
Estonian: ameerika tuuletallaja
Finnish: amerikantuulihaukka
Faroese: Skartsmyril
French: Crécerelle d'Amérique (Nord), Crécerelle d'Amérique [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis or nicaraguensis], Crécerelle d'Amérique [sparverius]
Guadeloupean Creole French: Gligli
Guarani: Kiri kiri'i
Haitian Creole French: Grigri Fran
Hebrew: בז אמריקאי
Hungarian: Tarca vércse (Északi)
Icelandic: Skrúðfálki, Skrúðfálki [sparverius hópur]
Italian: Gheppio americano
Japanese (romaji): amerikachougembou, amerikachougenbou (sparverius guru-pu)
Japanese: アメリカチョウゲンボウ, アメリカチョウゲンボウ (sparverius グループ), アメリカチョウゲンボウ(sparverius グループ)
Scientific: Falco sparverius, Falco sparverius [sparverius Group], Falco sparverius [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis or nicaraguensis], Falco sparverius [sparverius], Falco sparverius sparverius
Lithuanian: Amerikinis pelėsakalis, Amerikinis pelėsakalis [sparverius grupė]
Maltese: Spanjulett Amerikan
Dutch: Amerikaanse Torenvalk, Amerikaanse Torenvalk (sparverius groep)
Norwegian: Spurvefalk, spurvefalk (sparverius gr.)
Polish: pustulka amerykanska, pustułka amerykańska [gr. sparverius]
Portuguese: Quiriquiri
Portuguese (Brazil): Quiriquiri, quiriquiri [grupo sparverius]
Portuguese (Portugal): Peneireiro-americano [grupo sparverius]
Russian: Воробьиная пустельга [группа sparverius], Пустельга воробьиная
Slovak: Sokol pestrý, sokol pestrý (skup.)
Slovenian: ameriška postovka, Ameriška postovka [sparverius]
Serbian: Američka vetruška [sparverius grupa]
Swedish: Sparvfalk, sparvfalk [gruppen sparverius], sparvfalk [sparverius Group]
Turkish: ala kerkenez, Ala Kerkenez [sparverius Grubu]
Chinese: 美洲隼

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