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Saker Falcon

Falco cherrug cherrug (Gray, 1834)

Обыкновенный балобан | Ителгі

2008-01-19
Shamalgan, Karasai region, Almaty oblast
© Askar Isabekov

Description

Upper parts are brown with buffy-reddish edges of feathers. Upper tail coverts are brownish. Crown is lighter than mantle, greyish-buff with dark streaks. "Moustaches" are slightly faint. Tail feathers are brown with pale transverse spots and whitish terminal edges. Under parts are pale buffy-tinged with dark streaks or drop-shaped spots. Flanks, leg-feathers and under tail covers are without cross pattern.

Distribution

Breeds in forest steppe zone from Ural valley eastward to Altai, in places lives in northern part of deserts.

References

Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург. Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.

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relative taxons

Falco cherrug
(Gray, 1834)
Falco cherrug saceroides
(Bianchi, 1907)
Falco cherrug milvipes
(Jerdon, 1871)
Falco cherrug coatsi
(Dementiev, 1945)
Falco cherrug aralocaspius
(Kleinschmidt, 1939)
Falco (cherrug) altaicus
(Menzbier, 1892)

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