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South African Kestrel
Falco rupicolus Daudin, 1800
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Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae
Genus:
  Falco

Scientific:
  Falco rupicolus

Citation:
  Daudin, 1800

Reference:
  TraitedOrn.[Daudin] 2 p.135

Protonym:
  Falco rupicolus

Avibase ID:
  465E7C9F9CDEBA34

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/465E7C9F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824058

Geographic range:

  • Falco rupicolus: N Angola to s Democratic Republic of the Congo, s Tanzania and South Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  South African Kestrel
German:
  Turmfalke
Spanish:
  Cernícalo Africano
French:
  Crécerelle des rochers
Italian:
  Falco sudafricano
Japanese:
  minamiafurikachougenbou
Japanese:
  ミナミアフリカチョウゲンボウ
Dutch:
  Rotsvalk
Polish:
  pustułka skalna
Portuguese:
  Peneireiro-vulgar
Slovak:
  sokol savanový
Swedish:
  klippfalk
Chinese:
  岩隼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   South African Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   South African Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   South African Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   South African Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   South African Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   South African Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   South African Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
   Eurasian Kestrel (Rock) ( Falco tinnunculus rupicolus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Eurasian Kestrel (Rock) ( Falco tinnunculus rupicolus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Eurasian Kestrel (Rock) ( Falco tinnunculus rupicolus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Eurasian Kestrel (Rock) ( Falco tinnunculus rupicolus)
eBird version 2015:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Rock Kestrel ( Falco rupicolus) [version 2]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Falco tinnunculus rupicolus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Falco rupicolus [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kransvalk, Rooivalk, Rooivalk (Kransvalk)
German: Turmfalke
English: Eurasian Kestrel (Rock), Rhode's Kestrel, Rock Kestrel, South African Kestrel
English (Philippines): Common Kestrel (Rock)
Spanish: Cernícalo Africano
Spanish (Spain): Cernícalo Africano
French: Crécerelle des rochers, Faucon crécerelle, Faucon sud-africain
Italian: Falco sudafricano
Japanese: minamiafurikachougenbou
Japanese: ミナミアフリカチョウゲンボウ
Kwangali: Kakodi
Latin: Cerchneis tinnunculus rhodesi, Falco rupicolus, Falco tinnuculus rupicolus, Falco tinnunculus ngamiensis, Falco tinnunculus rhodesi, Falco tinnunculus rupicolus
Dutch: Rotsvalk, Torenvalk
Polish: pustułka skalna
Portuguese: Peneireiro-vulgar
Slovak: sokol savanový
Shona: Rukodzi
Sotho, Southern: Seotsanyana
Swedish: Klippfalk
Tswana: Phakalane
Tsonga: Kavakavana
Xhosa: Intambanane
Chinese: 岩隼
Chinese (Traditional): 岩隼
Zulu: uMathebeni

 

         

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