Taxon profile


White-rumped Falcon
Polihierax insignis Walden, 1872

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Falconiformes »  family Falconidae - caracaras and falcons »  genus Polihierax

Other names

= White-rumped Pygmy Falcon

Near Threatened NT

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Polihierax insignis cinereiceps E. C. S. Baker, 1927
subspecies Polihierax insignis harmandi (Oustalet, 1876)
subspecies Polihierax insignis insignis Walden, 1872

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22696317]

Bird Life [] [as Polihierax insignis Walden, 1872]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Polihierax insignis Walden, 1872]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN 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 Polihierax insignis Walden, 1872]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Polihierax insignis Walden, 1872]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Polihierax insignis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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