Falco Linnaeus, 1758

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataAvesFalconiformesFalconidae

  • 3,034,435

    Occurrences
  • 70

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Falco Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • Falcons eng
  • Indian Ocean kestrels eng
  • Kestrel eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

Habitat

Not marine

Threat status

Least concern

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Aves
order
Falconiformes
family
Falconidae
genus
Falco
species
70
 
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Bibliography

Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Movalli,P. A. (2000) Heavy metal and other residues in feathers of laggar falcon Falco biarmicus jugger from six districts of Pakistan
DOI:http://phthiraptera.info/node/39784

Nomenclator Zoologicus Online.

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (117244961) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.