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Falco kurochkini

 

Species Authority
Suárez & Olson, 2001:35
Synonym/s
Common Name
Cuban kestrel
Locality
Cuba
Last Record
"Quaternary, probably Pleistocene but not directly dated" (Suárez & Olson, 2001:35)
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/9290/falco-kurochkini-cuban-kestrel
Taxonomic Notes
Hypodigm
[b]Holotype:[/b] MNHNCu P3229 (ex WS 1054) / MNHNCu-75.003229 ("complete left tarsometatarsus")
 
[b]Type locality:[/b]
 
"Cuba, La Habana province, municipality of Caimito, Llanura Meridional Habanera, about 4 km south of the town of Vereda Nueva, "Cueva de Sandoval," in a small sink within the cave known as "El Sumidero"" (Suárez & Olson, 2001:35)
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Suárez, William and Olson, Storrs L. (2001). [url=https://si-pddr.si.edu/jspui/bitstream/10088/6549/1/VZ_304_Falco_kurochkini.pdf]A remarkable new species of small falcon from the Quaternary of Cuba (Aves: Falconidae: Falco)[/url]. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 114(1): 34-41.
 
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
Herrera-Uria, Jane et al. (2015). [url=https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Reinaldo_Consuegra/publication/279514024_Type_specimens_housed_in_the_National_Museum_of_Natural_History_of_Cuba/links/55940a4208aed7453d47e123.pdf]Type specimens housed in the National Museum of Natural History of Cuba[/url]. Solenodon 12: 84-123.
 
Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.
 
Orihuela, Johanset. (2019). [url=https://www.academia.edu/38963286/AN_ANNOTATED_LIST_OF_LATE_QUATERNARY_EXTINCT_BIRDS_OF_CUBA?email_work_card=title]An annotated list of late Quaternary extinct birds of Cuba[/url]. Ornitología Neotropical 30: 57-67.