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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

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juvenile animal

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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 5.1 [3608]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
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 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 Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758]
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 Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [http://www.birdlife.cz/index.php?ID=2274], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Falco columbarius]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Falco columbarius]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Falco columbarius]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Falco columbarius]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [http://www.eoy.ee/yhing/nime.htm] [as Falco columbarius]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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