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American Kestrel (sparverius)

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:
  B160406D82A753FB

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B160406D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B160406D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175623

Geographic range:

  • Falco sparverius sparverius: North America (Alaska to Newfoundland, south to w Mexico)
English:
American Kestrel (sparverius)
French:
Crécerelle d'Amérique (sparverius)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
American Kestrel (sparverius) ( Falco sparverius sparverius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius sparverius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
American Kestrel (Northern) ( Falco sparverius sparverius)
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)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements, version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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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 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 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: nominal subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Falco sparverius [sparverius, peninsularis, tropicalis or nicaraguensis]

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Американска ветрушка
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): gli-gli
Czech: poštolka pestrá
Welsh: Cudyll coch America
Danish: Amerikansk Tårnfalk
German: Nordamerikanischer Buntfalke
English: American Kestrel (Northern), American Kestrel (sparverius), American sparrow hawk, Desert Sparrow Hawk, Eastern Sparrow Hawk, Guadalupe Island Sparrow Hawk, northamerican kestrel, Northern American Kestrel, Northern Sparrow Hawk, Sparrow Hawk
Spanish: Cernícalo nordamericano, Cernícalo primito
Spanish (Argentine): Halconcito colorado
Spanish (Bolivia): Halconcito colorado
Spanish (Chile): Cernícalo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Cernícalo Americano
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Cuyaya
Spanish (Honduras): Lis lis
Spanish (Mexico): Cernícalo americano
Spanish (Paraguay): Halconcito
Spanish (Uruguay): Halconcito Común
Estonian: ameerika tuuletallaja
Finnish: Virginiantuulihaukka
Faroese: Skartsmyril
French: Crécerelle d'Amérique (forme du Nord), Crécerelle d'Amérique (Nord), Crécerelle d'Amérique (sparverius), Crécerelle nordaméricaine, Crécerelle nord-américaine
Guadeloupean Creole French: Gligli
Guarani: Kiri kiri'i
Haitian Creole French: Grigri Fran
Hebrew: בז אמריקאי
Icelandic: Skrúðfálki
Italian: Gheppio nordamericano
Japanese (romaji): amerikachougembou
Japanese: アメリカチョウゲンボウ
Scientific: Cerchneis sparveria sparveria, Falco sparvarius sparvarius, Falco sparverius, Falco sparverius guadalupensis, Falco sparverius sparverius, Tinnunculus phalaena
Lithuanian: Amerikinis pelėsakalis
Maltese: Spanjulett Amerikan
Dutch: Nordamerikaanse torenvalk
Norwegian: Spurvefalk
Polish: pustulka amerykanska
Portuguese: Quiriquiri
Portuguese (Brazil): Quiriquiri
Russian: Пустельга воробьиная
Slovak: Sokol pestrý
Slovenian: ameriška postovka
Swedish: Sparvfalk
Turkish: ala kerkenez
Chinese: 美洲隼

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