Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Eleonora's Falcon

Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae

Described by: Gene (1839)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Falco eleanorae


Skiathos Island, Greece - Aug 10, 2004 © Nick Kontonicolas  Skiathos Island, Greece - Aug 4, 2004 © Nick Kontonicolas  Skiathos Island, Greece - Aug 4, 2004 © Nick Kontonicolas 
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Islands off n. Africa and in Mediterranean Basin;
Island populations;
Canary Is. and nw. Morocco (Essaouira Archipelago) to Tunisia and is. of the Mediterranean basin including the Balearic Is. (Parc Natural de la Peninsula de Llevant, Mallorca and Parc Natural de Cala d'Hort, Ibiza), Lemos, n. Sporades, Cyclades, Dodecanese, Crete and Cyprus, is. off the coast of Italy and Greece in the Aegean Sea.
Winters mainly in Madagascar, ec. Africa (Kenya in c. highlands) and the Mascarene Is. (Reunion).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


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


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