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Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel

Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus, alexandri or rupicolus] (= Falco tinnunculus) Linnaeus, 1758

The common kestrel is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae. It is also known as the European kestrel, Eurasian kestrel, or Old World kestrel. In Britain, where no other kestrel species commonly occurs, it is generally just called "kestrel". Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.90

Protonym:
  Falco Tinnunculus

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


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D99158DF0C977827

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D99158DF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D99158DF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175620

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
  • Falco tinnunculus dacotiae: E Canary Islands
  • Falco tinnunculus rufescens: West Africa to Ethiopia, Tanzania and n Angola
  • Falco tinnunculus canariensis: Madeira and w Canary Islands
  • Falco rupicolus: N Angola to s Democratic Republic of the Congo, s Tanzania and South Africa
  • Falco neglectus: N Cape Verde Islands
  • Falco alexandri: SE Cape Verde Islands
  • Show more...
English:
Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel
Czech:
poštolka obecná/jihoafrická
German:
Turm-/Felsenfalke
Spanish:
Cernícalo Vulgar/Africano
Spanish (Spain):
Cernícalo vulgar/africano
French:
Faucon crécerelle, Crécerelle des rochers, C. négligée ou C. d'Alexander
Hungarian:
Vöros vércse/Falco tinnunculus ruicolus
Japanese (romaji):
chougenbou/minamiafurikachougenbou
Japanese:
チョウゲンボウ/ミナミアフリカチョウゲンボウ
Dutch:
Torenvalk/Rotsvalk
Norwegian:
tårnfalk/klippefalk
Polish:
pustułka/pustułka skalna
Russian:
Пустельга/Скальная пустельга
Slovak:
sokol myšiar (pustovka)/savanový
Serbian:
Vetruška/kamenjarska vetruška
Swedish:
tornfalk/klippfalk


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Cerchneis tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel ( Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus, alexandri or rupicolus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel ( Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus or alexandri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel ( Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus or alexandri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel ( Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus, alexandri or rupicolus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel ( Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus, alexandri or rupicolus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel ( Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus, alexandri or rupicolus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel ( Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus, alexandri or rupicolus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel ( Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus, alexandri or rupicolus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel ( Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus, alexandri or rupicolus])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Faucon crécerelle ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Faucon crécerelle ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition:
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 4]
eBird version 1.50:
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Eurasian/Rock Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus/rupicolus)
eBird version 2016:
Eurasian/Rock Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus/rupicolus)
eBird version 2017:
Eurasian/Rock Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus/rupicolus)
eBird version 2018:
Eurasian/Rock Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus/rupicolus)
eBird version 2019:
Eurasian/Rock Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus/rupicolus)
eBird version 2021:
Eurasian/Rock Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus/rupicolus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Falco tinnunculus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Falco tinnunculus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Falco tinnunculus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Common Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Eurasian Kestrel ( Falco tinnunculus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Falco tinnunculus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Kransvalk, Rooivalk
Arabic: العوسق, العوسق شرياصة، ترمة شيانية
Asturian: Peñerina
Azerbaijani: Adi muymulu
Belarusian: Сокал-пустальга
Bulgarian: Керкенез, Черношипа ветрушка
Bengali: পাতি কেস্ট্রেল
Breton: Ar falc'hun logod, Gainèl
Catalan: Xoriguer, Xoriguer comú, Xoriguer petit
Catalan (Balears): Xoriguer
Valencian: Xoriguer petit
Czech: Poštolka, Poštolka obecná, poštolka obecná/jihoafrická
Welsh: Cudyll coch, Cudyll y gwynt, Curyll coch, Curyll y gwynt, Gellan goch, Y genlli goch
Danish: Tårnfalk
German: Rüttelfalke, Turm-/Felsenfalke, Turmfalke
Greek: Βραχοκιρκίνεζο
Greek (Cypriot): Κίτσης
English: Common Kestrel, Common Kestrel (sensu lato), Common, Lesser Cape Verde, Greater Cape Verde or South African Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel, Eurasian/Rock Kestrel, Kestrel, Old World Kestrel, Rock Kestrel
English (United Kingdom): Common/Rock Kestrel
English, HBW: Common Kestrel
English (IOC): Common/Rock Kestrel
English (Kenya): Common/Rock Kestrel
English (United States): Eurasian/Rock Kestrel
Esperanto: Turfalko
Spanish: Cernícalo Primilla, Cernícalo real, Cernicalo Vulgar, Cernícalo Vulgar, Cernícalo Vulgar/Africano
Spanish (Spain): Cernícalo Vulgar/Africano
Spanish (HBW): Eurasian/Rock Kestrel
Estonian: Tuuletallaja
Basque: Belatz, Belatz gorria, Xoriguer comú
Finnish: Tuulihaukka
Faroese: Grýtissmyril
French: Crécerelle des clochers, Crécerelle des rochers, Faucon crécerelle, Faucon crécerelle ou F. sud-africain, Faucon crécerelle, C. négligée ou C. d'Alexander, Faucon crécerelle, Crécerelle des rochers, C. négligée ou C. d'Alexander, Faucon crécerellette
Frisian: Reade Wikel
Irish: Pocaire Gaoithe, Seabhac buidhe
Gaelic: Clamhan Ruadh
Galician: Lagarteiro, peneireiro común, Xoriguer comú
Manx: Stannair ruy, Stannoir Ruy
Hebrew: בז מצוי
Croatian: Vjetruša, Vjetruša kliktavka
Hungarian: Vörös vércse, Vöros vércse/Falco tinnunculus ruicolus
Armenian: [Sovorakan Hoghmavar Baze ], Սովորական Հողմավար Բազե
Indonesian: Alap-alap, Alapalap Erasia, Alap-alap erasia, Burung Alap-alap Erasia
Icelandic: Turnfálki
Italian: Gheppio, Gheppio comune
Japanese (romaji): Chogen bo, chōgenbō, Choogenboo, chougembou, Chougenbou, chougenbou/minamiafurikachougenbou, Ma-guso-daka
Japanese: チョウゲンボウ, チョウゲンボウ/ミナミアフリカチョウゲンボウ, マグソダカ
Japanese (Kanji): 真糞鷹, 長元坊
Georgian: ჩვეულებრივი კირკიტა
Khakas: Кöйкенек
Kazakh: Кәдімгі күйкентай
Kazakh (Transliteration): kädimgi küykentay
Korean: 황조롱이
Korean (Transliteration): hwang-jorongi
Cornish: Tygry
Scientific: Cerchneis tinnunculus, Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus or alexandri], Falco [tinnunculus, neglectus, alexandri or rupicolus], Falco tinnuculus, Falco tinnunculus, Falco tinnunculus tinnunculus, Falco tinnunculus/rupicolus
Luxembourgish: Kréchel
Lithuanian: Paprastasis pelesakalis, Pelesakalis, Pelėsakalis
Latvian: Lauku piekūns
Macedonian: Ветрушка, Ветрушка црнонокта, Обична (Црнонокна) ветрушка
Malayalam: വിറയന്‍  പുള്ള്
Mongolian: Начин шонхор, Шонхор
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠨᠠᠴᠢᠨ ᠱᠣᠩᠬᠣᠷ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠱᠣᠩᠬᠣᠷ
Mongolian (Transliteration): nachiŋ shoŋkhor, shoŋkhor
Malay: Burung Falko Padang, Burung Falko Serani, Burung Helang Kestrel, Falko Serant, Helang Kestrel
Maltese: Spanjulett
Nepali: बाÄडाइ
Dutch: Torenvalk, Torenvalk/Rotsvalk
Norwegian: Tårnfalk, tårnfalk/klippefalk, Værhellar, Værstillar
Polish: pustulka, Pustułka, pustułka (zwyczajna), Pustułka zwyczajna, pustułka/pustułka skalna
Pinyin: chá sǔn, hóng sǔn, hóng yàozi, hóng yīng, hóng zhǔn, huáng yàn
Portuguese: peneireiro vulgar, Peneireiro- vulgar, Peneireiro-vulgar
Portuguese (Brazil): peneireiro-de-dorso-malhado
Portuguese (Madeira): Francelho/Peneireiro-africano
Portuguese (Portugal): peneireiro-de-dorso-malhado/peneireiro-africano
Romansh: Crivel
Romanian: Vânturel roşu
Russian: Обыкновенная пустельга, Пустельга обыкновенная, Пустельга/Скальная пустельга
Sardinian: Spradderi, Storillu, Storittu, Tilibriu, Tzrepedderi, Zerpedderi
Scots: Clamhan ruadh
Northern Sami: Bieggafálli
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Podu Kurulugoya
Slovak: Sokol myšiar, sokol myšiar (pustovka), sokol myšiar (pustovka)/savanový
Slovenian: navadna postovka, postovka
Albanian: Skifteri kthetra zi , Skifteri kthetrazi
Serbian: obicna vetruša, obicna vjetruška, obična vjetruška, Vetruška, Vetruška/kamenjarska vetruška, Ветрушка, Обична ветруша
Swedish: Tornfalk, tornfalk/klippfalk
Swahili: Kozi Kichwa-kijivu
Tamil: Sivappu Vallooru
Thai: เหยี่ยวเคสเตรล
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw kʰee-sà-trĕen
Turkmen: kerkenez
Turkish: Bayağı Kerkenez, Kerkenez, Kerkenez/Kaya kerkenezi, Кәдімгі күйкентай
Tuvinian: Астынар шаңгыр, Тенек-куш
Ukrainian: Боривітер звичайний , Звичайний боривiтер, Звичайний боривітер, Постiльга
Vietnamese: Cắt hung lưng, Cắt lưng hung, Chim Cắt lưng hung
Chinese: [hong sun], [hong zhun], 紅隼, 红 隼, 红隼, 红鹞子, 红鹰, 茶隼, 黄燕
Chinese (Traditional): 紅隼, 紅鷂子, 紅鷹, 茶隼, 茶鷹, 黃燕, 黄燕
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 紅隼
Chinese (Taiwan): [hong zhun], 紅隼, 红隼

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