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
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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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