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Merlin
Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Aesalon columbarius
Aesalon regulus

Least Concern LC

Images

Falco columbarius - Merlin

Author: Karl Pollak

Falco columbarius - Merlin

Author: Karl Pollak

Falco columbarius - Merlin

Author: Karl Pollak

Falco columbarius - Merlin

Author: Václav John

Falco columbarius - Merlin

Author: Václav John

juvenile animal

Falco columbarius - Merlin

Author: Doyle, Rob

Falco columbarius - Merlin

Author: Peter Romanow

Falco columbarius - Merlin

Author: Peter Romanow
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Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subspecies Falco columbarius aesalon Tunstall, 1771
subspecies Falco columbarius columbarius Linnaeus, 1758
subspecies Falco columbarius insignis (A. H. Clark, 1907)
subspecies Falco columbarius lymani Bangs, 1913
subspecies Falco columbarius pacificus (Stegmann, 1929)
subspecies Falco columbarius pallidus (Sushkin, 1900)
subspecies Falco columbarius richardsonii Ridgway, 1871
subspecies Falco columbarius subaesalon C. L. Brehm, 1827
subspecies Falco columbarius suckleyi Ridgway, 1874

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Falco columbarius]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22696453]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96741]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Falco columbarius]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758]
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 Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků, Česká společnost ornitologická [as Falco columbarius]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Falco columbarius]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Falco columbarius]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Falco columbarius]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Falco columbarius]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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