Saker Falcon

Saker Falcon


Literature Saker Falcon
[order] Falconiformes |

Saker Falcon determination[order] Falconiformes | [family] Falconidae | [latin] Falco cherrug | [UK] Saker Falcon | [FR] Faucon sacre | [DE] Würgfalke | [ES] Halcón sacre | [IT] Sacro | [NL] Sakervalk

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Falco cherrug milvipes Himalayas to Tibet
  2. Falco cherrug hendersoni w and s Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
  3. Falco cherrug coatsi c Asia to s Siberia and n China
  4. Falco cherrug cherrug c Europe to sc Siberia and n Kazakhstan
  5. Falco cherrug EU c, s


Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) in Kyrgistan
Author(s): E. Shukurov and A. Davletbakov
Abstract: Saker falcons occur throughout Kyrgistan territory both on
migration and during the breeding season. In autumn most passage birds
migrate along the outer ranges of the mountains on the level of the middle
parts of macroslopes and valleys of northe..[more]..
Source: Shukurov, E & Davletbakov A. 2001: 95-100
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Insects inhabiting Saker (Falco cherrug) nests
in Hungary

Author(s): Merkl, O., Bagyura, J. and Rózsa, L
Abstract: This study describes the species composition
of insects reared from larval
assemblages collected from Saker nests.
Eight coleopteran and one dipteran
species had been reared, none of which
appear to be specific to raptors’s nests
as a habitat. ..[more]..
Source: ORNIS HUNGARICA 14: 1 (2004)
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International Action Plan
for the Saker Falcon

Author(s): Szabolcs Nagy, Ivan Demeter
Abstract: The Saker Falco cherrug qualifies as Globally Endangered because it has undergone a very rapid
population decline, particularly on the central Asian breeding grounds, owing to inadequately
controlled capture for the falconry trade (BirdLife Interna..[more]..
Source: T-PVS/Inf (2003) 18
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Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) in Russia
Author(s): I. Karyakin, L. Konovalov, A. Moshkin
Abstract: The Saker (Falco cherrug) is one of the most
endangered falcon species in North Eurasia. In the past
three decades its range and numbers have been declining at
an alarming rate. The species is a typical representative of
arid zone ecosystems and ..[more]..
Source: rapport
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All of Falconidae

  1. American Kestrel
  2. Falco sparverius
  1. Amur Falcon
  2. Falco amurensis
  1. Barbary Falcon
  2. Falco pelegrinoides
  1. Eleonoras Falcon
  2. Falco eleonorae
  1. Gyrfalcon
  2. Falco rusticolus
  1. Hobby
  2. Falco subbuteo
  1. Kestrel
  2. Falco tinnunculus
  1. Lanner Falcon
  2. Falco biarmicus
  1. Lesser Kestrel
  2. Falco naumanni
  1. Merlin
  2. Falco columbarius
  1. Peregrine Falcon
  2. Falco peregrinus
  1. Red-footed Falcon
  2. Falco vespertinus
  1. Saker Falcon
  2. Falco cherrug
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