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Seychelles Kestrel

Falco araeus (Oberholser, 1917)

The Seychelles Kestrel (Falco araea) is a small bird of prey belonging to the genus Falco in the falcon family, Falconidae. It is endemic to the Seychelles Islands where it is the only breeding bird of prey. It is known in Seychellois Creole as the Katiti after its loud, shrill call. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae
Genus:
  Falco

Scientific:
  Falco araeus

Citation:
  (Oberholser, 1917)

Reference:
  Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. 30 p.76

Protonym:
  Cerchneis araea

Avibase ID:
  36C7BFDEADB31665

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/36C7BFDE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 668603


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Falco araeus: Locally in Seychelles
English:
Seychelles Kestrel
Czech:
poštolka seychelská
German:
Seychellenfalke
Danish:
Seychellertårnfalk
Spanish:
Cernícalo de las Seychelles
Finnish:
seychellientuulihaukka
French:
Crécerelle des Seychelles
Italian:
Gheppio delle Seychelles
Japanese:
se-sheruchougenbou
Japanese:
セーシェルチョウゲンボウ
Dutch:
Seychellentorenvalk
Norwegian:
Seychellfalk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Seychellfalk
Polish:
pustulka seszelska
Portuguese:
Francelho-das-seychelles
Russian:
Сейшельская пустельга
Slovak:
sokol seychelský
Swedish:
seychellfalk
Ukrainian:
Боривітер сейшельський
Chinese:
塞舌尔隼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Crécerelle des Seychelles ( Falco araeus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Crécerelle des Seychelles ( Falco araea)
Clements 1st edition:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Clements 3rd edition:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Clements 4th edition:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Clements, version 2018:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Clements, version 2019:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
eBird version 1.50:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
eBird version 1.52:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
eBird version 2019:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araeus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
James Lee Peters:
Falco araea
James Lee Peters (original):
Falco araea
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Falco araea
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Seychelles Kestrel ( Falco araea)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Falco araeus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Falco araeus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Xoriguer de les Seychelles
Czech: Poštolka seychelská
Danish: Seychellertårnfalk
German: Seychellenfalke, Seychellenturmfalke
English: Seychelles Kestrel
English (IOC): Seychelles Kestrel
Spanish: Cernícalo de la Seychelles, Cernícalo de las Seychelles
Spanish (Spain): Cernícalo de Las Seychelles
Spanish (HBW): Seychelles Kestrel
Estonian: seiđelli tuuletallaja, seišelli tuuletallaja
Finnish: Seychellientuulihaukka
French: Crécerelle des Seychelles, Crécerelle katitie, Faucon des Seychelles
Hungarian: seychelle-szigeteki vércse
Italian: Gheppio delle Seychelles
Japanese: seasheruchougenbou, se-sheruchougembou, se-sheruchougenbou
Japanese: セアシェルチョウゲンボウ, セーシェルチョウゲンボウ
Scientific: Cerchneis araea, Falco araea, Falco araeus
Lithuanian: Seišelinis sakalas
Dutch: Seychellentorenvalk
Norwegian Nynorsk: Seychellfalk
Norwegian: Seychellfalk
Polish: pustulka seszelska, pustułka seszelska
Portuguese: Francelho-das-seychelles
Russian: Сейшельская пустельга
Slovak: sokol pomarančovobruchý, sokol seychelský
Slovenian: Sejšelska postovka
Serbian: Sejšelska vetruška
Swedish: seychellfalk, Seychelltornfalk
Ukrainian: Боривітер сейшельський
Chinese: 塞舌尔隼
Chinese (Traditional): 塞席爾隼

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