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Greater Cape Verde Kestrel

Falco alexandri Bourne, 1955

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 alexandri


Original description

Citation:
  Bourne, 1955

Reference:
  Bull.Br.Orn.Club p.36

Protonym:
  Falco tinnunculus alexandri

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/125673#page/62/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0CA0FCD0A352EDA0

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0CA0FCD0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0CA0FCD0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 824691

Geographic range:

  • Falco alexandri: SE Cape Verde Islands
English:
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel
German:
Alexanderfalke
French:
Crécerelle d'Alexander
Italian:
Gheppio di Alexander
Japanese (romaji):
keapuberudechougenbou
Japanese:
ケアプベルデチョウゲンボウ
Slovak:
sokol kapverdský


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel ( Falco alexandri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel ( Falco alexandri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel ( Falco alexandri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel ( Falco alexandri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel ( Falco alexandri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel ( Falco alexandri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel ( Falco alexandri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel ( Falco alexandri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel ( Falco alexandri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 6th edition:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements, version 2015:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements, version 2016:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements, version 2017:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements, version 2018:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Clements, version 2019:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 4]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Greater Cape Verde Kestrel ( Falco alexandri) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Falco tinnunculus alexandri [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Falco [neglectus or alexandri] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


German: Alexanderfalke
English: Alexander's Kestrel, eurasian kestrel, Greater Cape Verde Kestrel, Southern Cape Verde Common Kestrel
Estonian: kapverdi tuuletallaja
French: Crécerelle d'Alexander, Crécerelle du Cap-Vert du sud, Faucon crécerelle (d'Alexander), Grande Crécerelle du Cap-Vert
Italian: Gheppio di Alexander
Japanese (romaji): keapuberudechougenbou
Japanese: ケアプベルデチョウゲンボウ
Scientific: Falco alexandri, Falco tinnuculus alexandri, Falco tinnunculus alexandri
Slovak: sokol kapverdský

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