Taxon profile


Madagascar Kestrel
Falco newtoni (J. H. Gurney, 1863)

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

Other names

= Madagascan Kestrel

Least Concern LC


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Falco newtoni aldabranus Grote, 1928
subspecies Falco newtoni newtoni (Gurney, 1863)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22696368]

Bird Life [] [as Falco newtoni (Gurney, 1863)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Falco newtoni (Gurney Sr, 1863)]
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 Falco newtoni Gurney, Sr, 1863]
Data retrieved on: 28 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Falco newtoni (Gurney, 1863)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Falco newtoni]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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