Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Amur Falcon

Amur Falcon Falco amurensis

Described by: Radde (1863)
Alternate common name(s): Amur Red-footed Falcon, Eastern Red-footed Falcon, Eastern Red-legged Falcon, Manchurian Red-footed Falcon, Manchurian Falcon
Old scientific name(s): Falco vespertinus amurensis


South Africa - Jan, 1994 © W. S. Clark 
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Ne. Asia;
Se. Siberia in Transbaikalia, Lake Baikal and ne. Mongolia e. to Amurland, Ussuriland s. to n. and e. China and North Korea. Formerly has bred in ne. India (Assam).
Migration route may be over Indian Ocean from India to e. Africa.
Winters in e. and s. Africa fromc. and se. Kenya, especiallyTsavo in autumn and Malawi s. to ne. South Africa (Transvaal). Se. Asia?


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


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