Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus


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Fehérvári, P.; Harnos, A.; Neidert, D.; Solt, S.; Palatitz, P. 2008. Modelling habitat selection of the Red-footed falcon ( Falco vespertinus): a possible explanation of recent changes in breeding range within Hungary. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 7: 59-69.

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Further resources

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

Detailed species account from European Red List of Birds (BirdLife International 2015)

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library

View photos and videos and hear sounds of this species from the Internet Bird Collection

Media resources
Euro Bird Portal

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Falco vespertinus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2021.