Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha


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Jenkins, A. 2007. On the trail of the Taita. Africa - Birds & Birding 17(3): 35-37.

Jenkins, A. R.; Allan, D. G.; Botha, A.; Harvey, A.; Kemp, A. C.; Monadjem, A.; Rodrigues, L.; Rushworth, DF.; Stephenson, A.; van Zyl, A. J. 2008. Preliminary survey of Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha in the Drakensberg escarpment region of Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces, South Africa. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 15(1): 53-58.

Jenkins, A.R.; van Zyl, A.J.; Magunje, I.; Matsvimbo, F.; Rodrigues, L.; Robinson, L.; Sebele, L.; Tiran, D.; Smit-Robinson, H. 2019. Status of the Taita Falcon (Falco fasciinucha) and other cliff-nesting raptors in Batoka Gorge, Zimbabwe. Journal of Raptor Research 53(1): 46-55.

Thomsett, S. 1998. Distribution and status of the Taita Falcon in Kenya and adjacent areas of East Africa, with notes on ecology and behaviour. Journal of African Raptor Biology 13(1 & 2): 15-20.

White, C. M.; Olsen, P. D.; Kiff, L. F. 1994. Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras). In: del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J. (ed.), Handbook of the birds of the world, pp. 216-275. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

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BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Falco fasciinucha. Downloaded from on 27/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/10/2021.