Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Collared Forest-Falcon

Collared Forest-Falcon Micrastur semitorquatus

Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Collared Forest Falcon, Collared Forest-falcon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Cerro Pirre, Darien, Panama - Jan 22, 2004 © R S Scanlon 
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N. Central America through tropical South America;
(1) Nc. Mexico (Sinaloa, San Luis Potosi and Tamaulipas), Belize (Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve) and Guatemala (Tikal National Park, Peten) to Panama, n. and w. Colombia, w. Ecuador and nw. Peru.
(2) E. Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana through Amazonian to e. Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina), e. Ecuador, e. Peru, n. to se. Bolivia, Paraguay and n. Argentina.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source:
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: John van der Woude


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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