Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Barbary Falcon
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides
Described by: Temminck (1829)
Alternate common name(s): Red-capped Falcon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeN. Africa through the Middle East to c. Asia;
(1) Canary Is. and n. Africa in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, possibly Libya and Egypt including the Sinai Peninsula s. of the Sahara in Mauritania, s. Niger, Sudan and n. Somalia and n. Kenya, Arabia to Iraq and probably w. Iran.
(2) S. Russia, e. Iran and Afghanistan e. to nw. Mongolia and w. China (w. and s. Sinkiang).
Winters s. to s. Pakistan and n. India.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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