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Category:Falconiformes - BirdForum Opus

Order: Falconiformes


Falcons and Caracaras.


Falconiformes is an order in the class Aves.
The families of the order Accipitriformes have formerly been included in this order.

Order Falconiformes viewedit

Family Falconidae viewedit

Genus Micrastur viewedit
M. ruficollis Barred Forest Falcon
M. plumbeus Plumbeous Forest Falcon
M. gilvicollis Lined Forest Falcon
M. mintoni Cryptic Forest Falcon
M. mirandollei Slaty-backed Forest Falcon
M. semitorquatus Collared Forest Falcon
M. buckleyi Buckley's Forest Falcon

Genus Daptrius viewedit
D. ater Black Caracara

Genus Ibycter viewedit
I. americanus Red-throated Caracara

Genus Phalcoboenus viewedit
P. carunculatus Carunculated Caracara
P. megalopterus Mountain Caracara
P. albogularis White-throated Caracara
P. australis Striated Caracara

Genus Caracara viewedit
C. cheriway Crested Caracara
C. plancus Southern Caracara
Skull t.png C. lutosus
Guadalupe Caracara Skull t.png

Genus Milvago viewedit
M. chimachima Yellow-headed Caracara
M. chimango Chimango Caracara

Genus Herpetotheres viewedit
H. cachinnans Laughing Falcon

Genus Spiziapteryx viewedit
S. circumcincta Spot-winged Falconet

Genus Polihierax viewedit
P. semitorquatus Pygmy Falcon
P. insignis White-rumped Falcon

Genus Microhierax viewedit
M. caerulescens Collared Falconet
M. fringillarius Black-thighed Falconet
M. latifrons White-fronted Falconet
M. erythrogenys Philippine Falconet
M. melanoleucos Pied Falconet

Genus Falco viewedit
F. naumanni Lesser Kestrel
F. tinnunculus Common Kestrel
F. rupicolus Rock Kestrel
F. newtoni Madagascar Kestrel
F. punctatus Mauritius Kestrel
F. araeus Seychelles Kestrel
F. moluccensis Spotted Kestrel
F. cenchroides Australian Kestrel
F. rupicoloides Greater Kestrel
F. sparverius American Kestrel
F. alopex Fox Kestrel
F. ardosiaceus Grey Kestrel
F. dickinsoni Dickinson's Kestrel
F. zoniventris Banded Kestrel
F. chicquera Red-necked Falcon
F. vespertinus Red-footed Falcon
F. amurensis Amur Falcon
F. eleonorae Eleonora's Falcon
F. concolor Sooty Falcon
F. columbarius Merlin
F. subbuteo Eurasian Hobby
F. cuvierii African Hobby
F. severus Oriental Hobby
F. longipennis Australian Hobby
F. novaeseelandiae New Zealand Falcon
F. berigora Brown Falcon
F. hypoleucos Grey Falcon
F. subniger Black Falcon
F. femoralis Aplomado Falcon
F. rufigularis Bat Falcon
F. deiroleucus Orange-breasted Falcon
F. biarmicus Lanner Falcon
F. jugger Laggar Falcon
F. cherrug Saker Falcon
F. rusticolus Gyrfalcon
F. peregrinus Peregrine Falcon
F. mexicanus Prairie Falcon
F. fasciinucha Taita Falcon


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