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Common Kestrel [tinnunculus]

Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus] (= Falco tinnunculus tinnunculus) Linnaeus, C 1758




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


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, C 1758

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.90

Protonym:
  Falco Tinnunculus

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


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A76838A0A21ED024

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A76838A0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A76838A0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175621

Geographic range:

  • Falco tinnunculus tinnunculus: breeds from Europe, northwest Africa, and the Middle East east to east central Siberia, Afghanistan, and western and northern Pakistan east in the Himalayas to Nepal and Bhutan; in winter also to eastern Africa and southern and southern Asia
  • Falco tinnunculus rupicolaeformis: NE Africa and Arabia
  • Falco tinnunculus interstinctus: Tibet to China and Japan; winters to India, Malaya, Philippines
  • Falco tinnunculus perpallidus: breeds eastern Siberia (east from the Lena Basin) to Korea and northern China; in winter to eastern China and southeastern Asia
  • Falco tinnunculus objurgatus: S India (Western and Eastern Ghats) and Sri Lanka
  • Falco tinnunculus archeri: Somalia, coastal Kenya and Socotra
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English:
Common Kestrel [tinnunculus]
Catalan:
Xoriguer comú (euroasiàtic)
Czech:
poštolka obecná [skupina tinnunculus]
Danish:
Tårnfalk, Almindelig [tinnunculus Gruppe]
German:
Turmfalke [tinnunculus-Gruppe]
Spanish:
Cernícalo Vulgar (Euroasiático)
Spanish (Spain):
Cernícalo vulgar (Euroasiático)
Finnish:
tuulihaukka [alalaji tinnunculus]
French:
Faucon crécerelle [tinnunculus]
Croatian:
Vjetruša (euroazijska)
Hungarian:
Vörös vércse [tinnunculus csoport]
Icelandic:
Turnfálki [tinnunculus hópur]
Italian:
Gheppio [gruppo tinnunculus]
Japanese (romaji):
chougenbou (tinnunculus guru-pu)
Japanese:
チョウゲンボウ(tinnunculus グループ)
Lithuanian:
Paprastasis pelėsakalis [tinnunculus grupė]
Dutch:
Torenvalk (tinnunculus groep)
Norwegian:
tårnfalk (tinnunculus gr.)
Polish:
pustułka [gr. tinnunculus]
Portuguese (Brazil):
peneireiro-de-dorso-malhado [grupo tinnunculus]
Russian:
Пустельга [группа tinnunculus]
Slovak:
sokol myšiar (pustovka) (skup.)
Serbian:
Vetruška [tinnunculus grupa]
Swedish:
tornfalk [gruppen tinnunculus]
Ukrainian:
Боривiтер звичайний [група tinnunculus]
Chinese:
红隼(欧亚)
Chinese (Traditional):
紅隼(tinnunculus群)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common Kestrel [tinnunculus] ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Common Kestrel [nominate group] ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Common Kestrel [nominate group] ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Common Kestrel [nominate group] ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Common Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Common Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Common Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Common Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus])
eBird version 2015:
Eurasian Kestrel (Eurasian) ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus Group]) [version 3]
eBird version 2016:
Eurasian Kestrel (Eurasian) ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus Group]) [version 3]
eBird version 2017:
Eurasian Kestrel (Eurasian) ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus Group]) [version 3]
eBird version 2018:
Eurasian Kestrel (Eurasian) ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus Group]) [version 3]
eBird version 2019:
Eurasian Kestrel (Eurasian) ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus Group]) [version 3]
eBird version 2021:
Eurasian Kestrel (Eurasian) ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus Group]) [version 3]
eBird version 2022:
Eurasian Kestrel (Eurasian) ( Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus Group]) [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus, dacotiae, rufescens]

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Rooivalk
Arabic: العوسق, عوسق (اوراسي)
Asturian: Peñerina común (euroasiática)
Azerbaijani: Adi muymul [tinnunculus qrupu], Adi muymulu
Belarusian: Сокал-пустальга
Bulgarian: Черношипа ветрушка, Черношипа ветрушка [Група tinnunculus]
Breton: Ar falc'hun logod
Catalan: Xoriguer comú, Xoriguer comú (euroasiàtic)
Catalan (Balears): Xoriguer
Valencian: Xoriguer petit
Czech: poštolka obecná, poštolka obecná [skupina tinnunculus]
Welsh: Cudyll coch
Danish: Tårnfalk, Tårnfalk, Almindelig [tinnunculus Gruppe]
German: Turmfalke, Turmfalke [tinnunculus-Gruppe]
Greek: Βραχοκιρκίνεζο, Βραχοκιρκίνεζο [tinnunculus ομάδα], Βραχοκιρκίνεζο [tinnunculus]
English: Common Kestrel, Common Kestrel (nominate group), Common Kestrel [nominate group], Common Kestrel [nominate], Common Kestrel [tinnunculus], Eurasian Kestrel (Eurasian)
English (United Kingdom): Common Kestrel (Common)
English, HBW: Common Kestrel (Eurasian)
English (IOC): Common Kestrel (Common)
English (Kenya): Common Kestrel (Eurasian)
English (United States): Eurasian Kestrel (Eurasian)
Esperanto: Turfalko
Spanish: Cernícalo Vulgar, Cernícalo Vulgar (Euroasiático)
Spanish (Spain): Cernícalo vulgar (Euroasiático)
Spanish (HBW): Eurasian Kestrel (Eurasian)
Estonian: Tuuletallaja
Basque: Belatz, Belatz gorria [tinnunculus taldekoa]
Persian: دلیجه معمولی [tinnunculus Group]
Finnish: tuulihaukka, tuulihaukka [alalaji tinnunculus]
Faroese: Grýtissmyril
French: Faucon crécerelle, Faucon crécerelle [nominal], Faucon crécerelle [tinnunculus]
Frisian: reade wikel
Irish: Pocaire Gaoithe
Gaelic: Clamhan Ruadh
Galician: Lagarteiro común [grupo tinnunculus], Xoriguer comú
Manx: Stannoir Ruy
Hebrew: בז מצוי, בז מצוי (אירואסייתי)
Croatian: Vjetruša, Vjetruša (euroazijska)
Hungarian: Vörös vércse, Vörös vércse [tinnunculus csoport]
Armenian: Սովորական Հողմավար Բազե, Սովորական հողմավար բազե (Եվրասիական)
Indonesian: Alap-alap
Icelandic: Turnfálki, Turnfálki [tinnunculus hópur]
Italian: Gheppio [gruppo tinnunculus], Gheppio comune
Japanese (romaji): chougenbou, chougenbou (tinnunculus guru-pu)
Japanese: チョウゲンボウ, チョウゲンボウ (tinnunculus グループ), チョウゲンボウ(tinnunculus グループ)
Georgian: ჩვეულებრივი კირკიტა
Khakas: Кöйкенек
Kazakh: Кәдімгі күйкентай
Korean: 황조롱이, 황조롱이 (tinnunculus group)
Cornish: Tygry
Scientific: Falco tinnunculus, Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus Group], Falco tinnunculus [tinnunculus], Falco tinnunculus tinnunculus
Lithuanian: Paprastasis pelėsakalis [tinnunculus grupė], pelesakalis
Latvian: lauka piekuns, Lauku piekūns (tinnunculus)
Macedonian: Обична (Црнонокна) ветрушка
Mongolian: Начин шонхор
Malay: Helang Kestrel
Maltese: Spanjulett
Dutch: Torenvalk, Torenvalk (tinnunculus groep)
Norwegian: Tårnfalk, tårnfalk (tinnunculus gr.)
Polish: pustułka [gr. tinnunculus], pustulka zwyczajna, pustułka zwyczajna
Portuguese: Peneireiro-vulgar
Portuguese (Brazil): peneireiro-de-dorso-malhado [grupo tinnunculus]
Portuguese (Madeira): Francelho [grupo tinnunculus]
Portuguese (Portugal): Peneireiro-de-dorso-malhado [grupo tinnunculus]
Romansh: crivel
Romanian: vânturel rosu
Russian: Обыкновенная пустельга, Пустельга [группа tinnunculus]
Sardinian: Spradderi
Scots: Clamhan ruadh
Northern Sami: Bieggafálli
Slovak: sokol myšiar, sokol myšiar (pustovka) (skup.)
Slovenian: navadna postovka, Postovka [tinnunculus]
Albanian: Skifteri kthetrazi
Serbian: obična vjetruška, Vetruška [tinnunculus grupa]
Swedish: Tornfalk, tornfalk [gruppen tinnunculus]
Swahili: Kozi Kichwa-kijivu
Thai: เหยี่ยวเคสเตรล, เหยี่ยวเคสเตรล (ยูเรเชีย)
Turkmen: kerkenez
Turkish: Kerkenez, Kerkenez [tinnunculus Grubu]
Tuvinian: Астынар шаңгыр
Ukrainian: Боривiтер звичайний [група tinnunculus], Боривітер звичайний
Vietnamese: Cắt lưng hung
Chinese: 紅隼, 红隼, 红隼(欧亚)
Chinese (Traditional): 紅隼(tinnunculus群)
Chinese (Taiwan): 紅隼

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