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Grey Kestrel

Falco ardosiaceus Vieillot, 1823

The Grey Kestrel (Falco ardosiaceus) is an African bird of prey belonging to the falcon family Falconidae. Its closest relatives are the Banded Kestrel and Dickinson's Kestrel and the three are sometimes placed in the subgenus Dissodectes. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae
Genus:
  Falco

Scientific:
  Falco ardosiaceus

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1823

Reference:
  Tabl.Encyc.Meth.Orn. 3 livr.93 p.1238

Protonym:
  Falco Ardosiaceus

Avibase ID:
  3F2BA4F7CD1E5F37

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3F2BA4F7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175629

Geographic range:

  • Falco ardosiaceus: Savanna and woodlands of Africa south of the Sahara
English:
Grey Kestrel
Czech:
poštolka šedá
German:
Graufalke
Danish:
Grå Tårnfalk
Spanish:
Cernícalo Pizarroso
Finnish:
harmaatuulihaukka
French:
Faucon ardoisé
Icelandic:
Gráfálki
Italian:
Gheppio grigio
Japanese:
haiirochougenbou
Japanese:
ハイイロチョウゲンボウ
Dutch:
Grijze Torenvalk
Norwegian:
Skiferfalk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skiferfalk
Polish:
pustulka ciemna
Portuguese:
Falcao-cinzento
Russian:
Серая пустельга
Slovak:
sokol sivý
Swedish:
skifferfalk
Ukrainian:
Боривітер сірий
Chinese:
灰隼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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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):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Faucon ardoisé ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Faucon ardoisé ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Clements 1st edition:
Gray Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Gray Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Clements 4th edition:
Gray Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Gray Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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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:
Gray Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Clements, version 2017:
Gray Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Clements, version 2018:
Gray Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
eBird version 1.50:
Gray Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
eBird version 1.52:
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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:
Gray Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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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):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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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:
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gray Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
James Lee Peters:
Falco ardosiaceus
James Lee Peters (original):
Falco ardosiaceus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Falco ardosiaceus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Grey Kestrel ( Falco ardosiaceus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Falco ardosiaceus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Falco ardosiaceus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Donker Grysvalk, Donkergrysvalk, Kleinrooivalk
Catalan: Xoriguer gris
Czech: Poštolka šedá
Danish: Grå Tårnfalk
German: Graufalke
English: Gray Kestrel, Grey Kestrel
English (IOC): Grey Kestrel
English (Kenya): Grey Kestrel
Spanish: Cernícalo Gris, Cernícalo Pizarroso
Spanish (Spain): Cernícalo Pizarroso
Spanish (HBW): Gray Kestrel
Estonian: hall-tuuletallaja
Finnish: Harmaatuulihaukka
French: Faucon ardoise, Faucon ardoisé
Hungarian: szürke vércse
Icelandic: Gráfálki
Italian: Gheppio ardesia, Gheppio grigio
Japanese: haiirochougembou, haiirochougenbou
Japanese: ハイイロチョウゲンボウ
Scientific: Falco ardosiaceus
Lithuanian: Pilkasis pelėsakalis, Pilkasis sakalas
Dutch: Grijze Torenvalk
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skiferfalk
Norwegian: Skiferfalk
Polish: pustulka ciemna, pustułka ciemna, sokół ciemny
Portuguese: Falcao-cinzento, Falcão-cinzento, Francelho-cinzento
Portuguese (Portugal): Francelho-cinzento
Russian: Серая пустельга
Slovak: sokol sivý
Serbian: Bledosiva vetruška
Swedish: Grå tornfalk, skifferfalk
Swahili: Kozi Kijivu
Ukrainian: Боривітер сірий
Chinese: 灰隼
Chinese (Traditional): 灰隼

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