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falruf7011.jpg (22012 bytes) Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Falco rufigularis Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
 23 - 30.5 cm (Wingspan 56 - 65 cm ) Length
Forest, degraded former forest & urban areas,. Up to 1,700 m. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
2 - 4 Eggs, incubation 28 - 40 days, fledging 35 - 40 days. Clutch
Mainly birds, large flying insects, also bats. Food  
Hunts at dusk & dawn. Habits
3592 - TSN: 175651 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Bat Falcon Ken Allaire El Silencio, Bocas del Toro Province Panama XC24175 call

 

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  FALCO MORCEGUEIRO (falco rufigularis)

 

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AKA:- Czech: Ostríž proužkovaný, ostříž rudobřichý
Danish: Flagermusfalk
German: Fledermausfalke
English: Bat Falcon, White-throated Falcon
Spanish: Halcón Cuelliblanco, Halcón Enano, Halcón Murcielaguero, Halcón negro chico, Halcón Plomizo Menor
Spanish (Argentine): Halcón negro chico
Spanish (Bolivia): Halcón negro chico
Spanish (Colombia): Halcón Murcielaguero
Spanish (Costa Rica): Halcón cuelliblanco
Spanish (Honduras): Halcón Murcielaguero
Spanish (Mexico): halcón enano, Halcón Murcielaguero
Spanish (Nicaragua): Halcón Murcielaguero
Spanish (Paraguay): Halcón negro chico
Spanish (Venezuela): Halcón Golondrina
Estonian: nahkhiirepistrik, videvikuhaugas
Finnish: Amerikanlepakkohaukka, pikkujalohaukka
French: Faucon des chauves-souris
Guarani: Taguato mbyju’i, Taguato mbyju'i
Italian: Falco dei pipistrelli, Falco golarossa
Japanese: koumorihayabusa
Japanese: コウモリハヤブサ
Latin: Falco rufigularis
Dutch: Vleermuisvalk
Norwegian: Flaggermusfalk
Polish: sokól bialogardly, sokół białogardły
Portuguese: Caure, cauré, cauré-i, coleirinha, falcão-de-garganta-branca, falcão-morcegueiro, gavião-de-coleira, temtenzinho
Portuguese (Brazil): Cauré, cauré-i, coleirinha, Falcão Morcegueiro, falcão-de-garganta-branca, falcão-morcegueiro, gavião-de-coleira, temtenzinho
Russian: Вечерний сокол, Красногорлый Сокол
Slovak: sokol netopierí, Sokol netopierožravý
Swedish: Fladdermusfalk
Chinese: 食蝠隼

Range:-

Argentina:- Argentine Northwest, Gran Chaco, Mesopotamia, Patagonia,

Belize,

Bolivia,

Brazil:- ( Center-West Brazil:- Federal District, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, ) (North Brazil:- Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Para, Rondônia, Roraima, Tocantins, ) ( Northeast Brazil:- Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará Maranhão, Paraíba, Pernambuco, PiauíRio Grande do Norte, Sergipe, ) ( South Brazil:- Paraná, Santa Catarina, ) ( Southeast Brazil:- Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, )

Colombia:- ( Amazonia:- Amazonas, Caqueta, Guainia, Guaviare, Putumayo, Vaupes, ) ( Atlantica:- Atlantico, Bolivar, Cesar, Cordoba, La Guajira, Magdalena, Sucre, ) ( Andina Norte:- Antioquia, Norte de Santander, Santander, ) ( Andina Sur:-Boyaca, Caldas, Cundinamarca, Huila, Quindio, Risaralda, Tolima, ) ( Bogota, ) ( Orinoquia:- Arauca, Casanare, Meta, Vichada, ) ( Pacífica:- Cauca, Choco, Narino, Valle del Cauca, )

Costa Rica,

Ecuador,

El Salvador,

French Guiana,

Guatemala,

Guyana,

Honduras,

Mexico:- Chiapas, Chihuahua, Cozumel Island, Durango, Guerrero, Michoacán, Oaxaca, , Puebla, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatán Peninsula.

Nicaragua,

Panama,

Paraguay

Peru,

Suriname,

Trinidad and Tobago,

Venezuela:- ( Región Capital:- Miranda, Vargas, ) ( Región Central:- Aragua, Carabobo, Cojedes, ) (Región Centro Occidental:- Falcón, Lara, Portuguesa, Yaracuy, ) ( Region de los Andes:- Barinas, Merida, Tachira, Trujillo, ) ( Región de los Llanos:- Apure, ) ( Region de Guayana, Amazonas, Boivar, Delta Amacuro, ) ( Region Nor Oriental:- Anzoategui, Monagas, Sucre, ) ( Región Zuliana, )

Sub-species

Falco rufigularis
Falco rufigularis ophryophanes
Falco rufigularis petoensis
Falco rufigularis petrophilus
Falco rufigularis rufigularis
 

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