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American Kestrel [sparverius]

Falco sparverius [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:
  F6D04F80F13F99C3

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F6D04F80

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F6D04F80


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175623

Geographic range:

  • Falco sparverius sparverius: North America (Alaska to Newfoundland, south to w Mexico)
  • Falco sparverius peninsularis: W Mexico (s Baja California, Sonora and Sinaloa)
  • Falco sparverius tropicalis: S Mexico to n Honduras
  • Falco sparverius nicaraguensis: Savanna of Honduras and Nicaragua
  • Falco sparverius paulus: Coastal s US to Florida
  • Falco sparverius dominicensis: Hispaniola and Jamaica
  • Falco sparverius caribaearum: West Indies (Puerto Rico to Grenada)
  • Falco sparverius brevipennis: Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire
  • Falco sparverius isabellinus: Venezuela to n Brazil
  • Falco sparverius aequatorialis: Subtropical n Ecuador
  • Falco sparverius peruvianus: Subtropical sw Ecuador, Peru and n Chile
  • Falco sparverius fernandensis: Robinson Crusoe I. (Juan Fernández Islands off Chile)
  • Falco sparverius cinnamominus: SE Peru, Chile and Argentina to Tierra del Fuego
  • Falco sparverius cearae: Tablelands of ne Brazil to e Bolivia
  • Falco sparverius ochraceus: Mountains of e Colombia and nw Venezuela
  • Falco sparverius caucae: Mountains of w Colombia
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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 [nominate] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
American Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
American Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
American Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
American Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
American Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
American Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
American Kestrel [nominate] ( Falco sparverius [sparverius])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Falco sparverius

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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: Buntfalke
English: American Kestrel, American Kestrel (nominate), American Kestrel [nominate], American Kestrel [sparverius]
Spanish: Cernícalo Americano
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: amerikantuulihaukka
Faroese: Skartsmyril
French: Crécerelle d'Amérique, Crécerelle d'Amérique [sparverius]
Guadeloupean Creole French: Gligli
Guarani: Kiri kiri'i
Haitian Creole French: Grigri Fran
Hebrew: בז אמריקאי
Icelandic: Skrúðfálki
Italian: Gheppio americano
Japanese (romaji): amerikachougembou
Japanese: アメリカチョウゲンボウ
Scientific: Falco sparverius, Falco sparverius [sparverius], Falco sparverius sparverius
Lithuanian: Amerikinis pelėsakalis
Maltese: Spanjulett Amerikan
Dutch: Amerikaanse Torenvalk
Norwegian: Spurvefalk
Polish: pustulka amerykanska, pustułka amerykańska
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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