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

Brown Falcon Falco berigora

Described by: Vigors; Horsfield (1827)
Alternate common name(s): Brown Hawk
Old scientific name(s): Ieracidea berigora, Hieracidea berigora


Lake Clarendon, Queensland, Australia - 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia - 1973 © Hans&Judy Beste  Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia - Aug 26, 2006 © Hans&Judy Beste  Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia - Aug 26, 2006 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Australia; New Guinea;
Two populations;
(1) C. and e. New Guinea e. from Weyland Mountains and Merauke (including Manam Is., Karkar Is. and Dampier Is.), w. Bismarck Archipelago (Long Is.) and coastal n. Australia (n. Western Australia and n. Northern Territory).
(2) Humid regions of e., c. and n. Australia in Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia, King Is., Flinders Islands, Tasmania and many offshore islands.
(3) Arid interior of sw. and cw. Australia.


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


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