Taxon profile


Falconiformes Sharpe, 1874

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  superorder Neognathae - flying birds

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

family Falconidae Leach, 1820 - caracaras and falcons

Fossil taxa

family Horusornithidae Mourer-Chauviré, 1991

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [90016233-b808-4a9a-88e9-77b8da19fc30]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Falconiformes]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Falconiformes]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Falconiformes]

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