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Micrastur semitorquatus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Falconiformes
Familia: Falconidae
Subfamilia: Herpetotherinae
Genus: Micrastur
Species: Micrastur semitorquatus
Subspecies: M. s. naso - M. s. semitorquatus

Name

Micrastur semitorquatus (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference

Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle Appliquée Aux Arts, principalement à l'Agriculture et à l'Economie rurale et domestique par une société de naturalistes et d'agriculteurs, avec des figures tirées des trois règnes de la nature. 10 p.322

Vernacular names
Česky: Sokolec lesní
English: Collared Forest-falcon
Português: Falcão-de-colar

The Collared Forest-falcon (Micrastur semitorquatus) is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Micrastur semitorquatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.

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