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Spotted Kestrel Falco moluccensis

Described by: Bonaparte (1850)
Alternate common name(s): Moluccan Kestrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Java, Bali, Lesser Sundas, Sulawesi and the Moluccas;
Fragmented island populations;
(1) Moluccas (Morotai and Helmahera s. to Buru, Seram, Seram Laut and Ambon Is.)
(2) Java, Bali and Kangean Is., Lesser Sundas (Bali, Sumba, Timor Is.), Sulawesi e. to Tanimbar Is.


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


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