Taxon profile


Pale Chanting-goshawk
Melierax canorus (Thunberg, 1799)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Accipitriformes »  family Accipitridae - kites, hawks and eagles »  genus Melierax

Scientific synonyms

Falco canorus Thunberg, 1799

Least Concern


juvenile animal


Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Melierax canorus argentior Clancey, 1960 - Western Pale Chanting Goshawk

Melierax canorus argentior - Western Pale Chanting Goshawk

subspecies Melierax canorus canorus (Thunberg, 1799)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [3417]

Bird Life [] [as Melierax canorus (Rislachi, 1799)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [53039]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Melierax canorus , 1799]
Data retrieved on: 28 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Melierax canorus (Thunberg, 1799)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Melierax canorus (Rislachi, 1799)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Melierax canorus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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