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Laughing Falcon

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Herpetotheres cachinnans Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
46 to 56 cm (Wingspan 79 - 94 cm) Length
Dry to swamp forest & savanna. Below 1,500 m. Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
Altitude
Range
 Eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Mainly snakes, also lizards, bats, rodents and fish. Food  
  Habits
3556 - TSN: 175670 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Laughing Falcon Ssp: fulvescens. Nick Athanas Finca Cuatro Rios, San Miguel de Los Bancos, Pichincha, Ecuador, song XC7994

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AKA:- Czech: Sokolec volavý
Danish: Latterfalk
German: Lachfalke, Lachhabicht
English: Laughing Falcon, Laughing Hawk
Spanish: Guaco, Guaicurú, Halcón Guaco, Halcón Guaicurú, Halcón reidor
Spanish (Argentine): Guaicurú
Spanish (Bolivia): Guaicurú
Spanish (Chile): Halcón reidor
Spanish (Colombia): Halcón Reidor
Spanish (Costa Rica): Guaco
Spanish (Honduras): Guaco
Spanish (Mexico): Halcón Guaco
Spanish (Nicaragua): Guaco
Spanish (Paraguay): Guaicurú
Spanish (Venezuela): Halcón Macagua
Estonian: naerupistrik
Finnish: Nauruhaukka
French: Faucon rieur, Macagua rieur
Guarani: Guaikuru, Makagua
Hebrew: בז צוחק
Italian: Falco sghignazzante
Japanese: waraihayabusa
Japanese: ワライハヤブサ
Latin: Herpetotheres cachinnans, Herpetotheres cachnnans
Dutch: Lachvalk
Norwegian: Latterfalk
Polish: trebacz chichotliwy, trębacz chichotliwy, Trębacz śmieszek
Portuguese: acanã, Acauã, cauã, Gavião-acauã, macaguá, macauá, macauã, uacauã
Portuguese (Brazil): acanã, Acauã, cauã, gavião-acauã, macaguá, macauá, macauã, uacauã
Russian: Смеющийся сокол, Сокол-Хохотун
Slovak: plazožrút kriklavý, Plazožrút krikl'avý, plazožrút krikľavý
Swedish: Skrattfalk
Chinese: 笑隼

Range:-

Argentina:- Argentine Northwest, Gran Chaco, Mesopotamia

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, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte, Sergipe, ) ( South Brazil:- Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, ) ( Southeast Brazil:- Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, )

Chile

Costa Rica,

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

Ecuador,

El Salvador,

French Guiana,

Guatemala,

Guyana,

Honduras,

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

Nicaragua,

Panama,

Paraguay,

Peru,

Suriname,

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

Sub-species

Herpetotheres cachinnans
Herpetotheres cachinnans cachinnans
Herpetotheres cachinnans chapmani
Herpetotheres cachinnans fulvescens
Herpetotheres cachinnans queribundus
 

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