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Pale Chanting-Goshawk
Melierax canorus (Thunberg, 1799)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Melierax

Scientific:
  Melierax canorus

Citation:
  (Thunberg, 1799)

Reference:
  Diss.FalconeCanoro p.1

Protonym:
  Falco canorus

Avibase ID:
  389FFA0941C2CA51

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/389FFA09

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175518

Geographic range:

  • Melierax canorus canorus: Southern South Africa
  • Melierax canorus argentior: S Angola to Zimbabwe and ne South Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Pale Chanting-Goshawk
Czech:
  jestřáb kukačkovitý
German:
  Großer Singhabicht
Danish:
  Lys Sanghøg
Spanish:
  Azor lagartijero claro
Finnish:
  kapinlauluhaukka
French:
  Autour chanteur
Italian:
  Astore cantante chiaro
Japanese:
  koshijiroutaootaka
Japanese:
  コシジロウタオオタカ
Dutch:
  Zanghavik
Norwegian:
  Bleksanghauk
Polish:
  jastrzebiak jasny
Portuguese:
  Açor-cantor-pálido
Russian:
  Светлый певчий ястреб
Slovak:
  jastrabec sivý
Swedish:
  blek sånghök
Chinese:
  淡色歌鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Melierax [canorus or poliopterus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bleeksingvalk
Bulgarian: Блед поен ястреб
Catalan: Astor cantaire pàl·lid
Czech: Jestráb kukackovitý, jestřáb kukačkovitý
Danish: Lys Sanghøg
German: Großer Singhabicht, Singhabicht, Weißbürzel-Singhabicht
English: Pale Chanting Goshawk, Pale Chanting-Goshawk, Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk, Southern Pale Chanting-goshawk
Spanish: Azor Lagartijero Claro, Azor-lagartijero, Azor-lagartijero Claro
Spanish (Spain): Azor Lagartijero Claro
Estonian: suur-laulukull
Finnish: Kapinlauluhaukka
French: Autour chanteur, Autour-chanteur pâle
Hungarian: fakó énekeshéja
Italian: Astore cantante chiaro, Astore cantante pallido
Japanese: koshijiroutaootaka
Japanese: コシジロウタオオタカ, コシヂロウタオオタカ
Latin: Falco canorus, Melierax canorus, Melierax musicus, Meliërax musicus musicus
Lithuanian: Blyškusis giedvanagis, Blyškusis vanagėlis
Dutch: Zanghavik
Norwegian: Bleksanghauk
Polish: jastrzebiak jasny, Jastrzębiak jasny
Portuguese: Açor-cantor-pálido
Russian: Светлый певчий ястреб, Тусклый Певчий Ястреб
Slovak: jastrabec sivý
Serbian: Svetli jastreb pevač
Swedish: blek sånghök, Sydlig blek sånghök
Chinese: 淡色歌鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 淡色歌鷹

 

         

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