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Merlin

Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758

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The table provided below compares authorities for this taxon and related concept. Names in red are those that differ from the name in the column located immediately to the left.
Species concept American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886)American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895)American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910)American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931)American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957)American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998)American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.)
* Falco columbarius  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius
Pigeon Hawk
Falco columbarius
Merlin
Falco columbarius
Merlin
Falco columbarius
Merlin
Falco columbarius [columbarius, suckleyi or richardsonii]  
 
 
 
Falco columbarius
Pigeon Hawk
Falco columbarius
Pigeon Hawk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius [columbarius or suckleyi] Falco columbarius
Pigeon Hawk
Falco columbarius
Pigeon Hawk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius columbarius Falco columbarius columbarius
 
Falco columbarius columbarius
 
Falco columbarius columbarius
 
Falco columbarius columbarius
 
Falco columbarius columbarius
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius suckleyi Falco columbarius suckleyi
 
Falco columbarius suckleyi
 
Falco columbarius suckleyi
 
Falco columbarius suckleyi
 
Falco columbarius suckleyi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius richardsonii Falco richardsonii
Richardson's Merlin
Falco richardsonii
Richardson's Merlin
Falco columbarius richardsoni
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius richardsonii (richardsonii)  
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius richardsoni
 
Falco columbarius richardsonii
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Falco columbarius richardsonii (bendirei)]  
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius bendirei
 
Falco columbarius bendirei
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius [aesalon]  
 
Falco regulus
Merlin
Falco aesalon
Merlin
Falco aesalon
Merlin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius aesalon  
 
 
 
 
 
Falco aesalon aesalon
 
Falco columbarius aesalon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius aesalon (aesalon)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Falco columbarius aesalon (regulus)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius subaesalon  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius subaesalon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius insignis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius pacificus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius lymani  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius pallidus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Falco columbarius pallidus (pallidus)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Falco columbarius pallidus (christianiludovici)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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