Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Pygmy Falcon
Pygmy Falcon Polihierax semitorquatus
Described by: Smith, A. (1836)
Alternate common name(s): African Pygmy-falcon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeNe. Africa; Sw. Africa;
Two widely separated populations;
(1) N. Central African Republic and e. Zaire to ex. se. Sudan, c. and e. Ethiopia, Somalia, ne. Uganda, Kenya and nc. Tanzania.
(2) S. Angola, Namibia, sw. Botswana and nw. South Africa in the Namib Desert, Kalahari Desert and w. Transvaal, w. Orange Free State and n. Cape Province.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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