Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Barred Forest-Falcon

Barred Forest-Falcon Micrastur ruficollis

Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Barred Forest Falcon, Barred Forest-falcon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Huitepec Ecological Reserve, Chiapas, Mexico - Apr, 2003 © David Bradley  Pichincha Province, Ecuador - Jun, 2005 © Lou Hegedus  Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Nov 20, 2008 © Lou Hegedus 
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C. Central America, nw. South America to subtropical s. South America;
(1) Mexico (Guerrero, Hidalgo, Veracruz s. along both slopes) s. to Nicaragua.
(2) Costa Rica, Panama, w. Colombia (nw. Andes of the Cauca Valley and Quindio area on the w. slope) and w. Ecuador.
(3) E. Colombia (Perija Mountains and Santa Marta Mountains) and n. Venezuela in the foothills of the e. Andes s. perhaps to n. and e. Bolivia.
(4) Se. Colombia (Macarena Mountains in s. Meta), e. Ecuador, e. Peru, w. Amazonian Brazil, s. Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam and Guiana.
(5) S. of Amazonia in e. Brazil (Bahia), Paraguay and nc and ne. Argentina.
(6) Nw. Argentina.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: John van der Woude


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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