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


Eilat, Israel - Mar 29, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Eilat, Israel - Mar 29, 2001 © Alain Fossť  between Ouad Ziz and Quarzazate, Morocco - Dec 23, 2004 © Ben van den Broek 
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N. 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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