Data about <i>Falco sparverius</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Falco sparverius</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail United States (USA) US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail 18.21 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 44.85 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude max
Additional detail -65.4 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail -94.1 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Falco sparverius</i>
Body mass average
Additional detail 117 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Additional detail 114.55 g Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Weight
Additional detail 117 g adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 9 g neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Falco sparverius</i>
Habitat
Additional detail freshwater habitat
  • Freshwater habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a body of water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (<0.5 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002037
IUCN  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail animal habitation
  • Animal habitation
    The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005803
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail chaparral
  • Chaparral
    A shrubland area found primarily in regions with a Mediterranean climate (mid, wet winters and hot dry summers) often shaped by wildfires.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000301
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail city Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cliff Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail crevasse Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail desert
  • Desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000097
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail dune Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail farm
  • Farm
    A tract of crop or grazing land, as well as the group of buildings with and often surrounding a farmhouse, including barns, sheds, and other outbuildings, used for agricultural production.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000078
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail forest
  • Forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail grassland biome
  • Grassland biome
    A grassland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, an unbroken layer of grasses (Gramineae), sedges (Cyperaceae) or rushes (Juncaceae).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000177
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail island
  • Island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lake
  • Lake
    A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail meadow
  • Meadow
    A habitat of rolling or flat terrain where grasses predominate. Typically, what is called a meadow has more biodiversity than a grassland as the former contains not only grasses but a significant variety of annual, biennial and perennial plants.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000108
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mount
  • Mount
    A mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach to the water's surface (sea level), and thus is not an island. Typically formed from volcanoes that rise abruptly and are usually found rising from a seafloor of 1,000 - 4,000 meters depth. Independent features that rise to at least 1,000 meters above the seafloor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000264
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail peak Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail prairie
  • Prairie
    An area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. Dominated by tall grasses (contrast steppe).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000260
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail savanna
  • Savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shore
  • Shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail stream
  • Stream
    Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000023
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Foraging Habitat
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Primary Diet
Additional detail eats invertebrates adult Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
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Additional detail Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Katydids GloBI  
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Additional detail Great Horned Owl GloBI  
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Additional detail Striped Skunk GloBI  
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Additional detail Yanez's Lava Lizard GloBI  
Additional detail Yellow Warbler GloBI  
Feeds on
Additional detail Anguilla Anole GloBI  
Additional detail Bananaquit GloBI  
Additional detail Bearded Anole GloBI  
Additional detail Beetles GloBI  
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Broad-eared Bat GloBI  
Additional detail California Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Centipedes GloBI  
Additional detail Cliff Chipmunk GloBI  
Additional detail Common Green Darner GloBI  
Additional detail Common Nighthawk GloBI  
Additional detail Cottontail Rabbits GloBI  
Additional detail Desert Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Dragonflies and Damselflies GloBI  
Additional detail Elaenias GloBI  
Additional detail Five-lined Skink GloBI  
Additional detail Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Katydids GloBI  
Additional detail Grassquits GloBI  
Additional detail Hummingbird GloBI  
Additional detail Kangaroo Rats GloBI  
Additional detail Lark Bunting GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Antillean Bullfinch GloBI  
Additional detail Meadow Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Millipedes GloBI  
Additional detail Yanez's Lava Lizard GloBI  
Additional detail Yellow Warbler GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail American Kestrel GloBI  
Additional detail American Kestrel GloBI  
Additional detail American Tree Sparrow GloBI  
Additional detail Anguilla Anole GloBI  
Additional detail Anna's Hummingbird GloBI  
Additional detail Bananaquit GloBI  
Additional detail Barn Swallow GloBI  
Additional detail Bearded Anole GloBI  
Additional detail Black Saddlebags GloBI  
Additional detail Black-capped Chickadee GloBI  
Additional detail Brazilian Guinea Pig GloBI  
Additional detail Broad-eared Bat GloBI  
Additional detail California Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Chilean Shrew Opossum GloBI  
Additional detail Chipping Sparrow GloBI  
Additional detail Cliff Chipmunk GloBI  
Additional detail Common Nighthawk GloBI  
Additional detail Curve-billed Thrasher GloBI  
Additional detail Desert Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Bluebird GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Kingbird GloBI  
Additional detail Five-lined Skink GloBI  
Additional detail Giant Ameiva GloBI  
Additional detail Green Anole GloBI  
Additional detail Hoary Bat GloBI  
Additional detail House Finch GloBI  
Additional detail House Sparrow GloBI  
Additional detail Lark Bunting GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Antillean Bullfinch GloBI  
Additional detail Mexican Free-tailed Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Mountain Bluebird GloBI  
Additional detail Purple Finch GloBI  
Additional detail Red Crossbill GloBI  
Additional detail Rock Dove GloBI  
Additional detail Rufous-crowned Sparrow GloBI  
Additional detail Sage Sparrow GloBI  
Additional detail Sand Martin GloBI  
Additional detail Scaled Quail GloBI  
Additional detail Tree Swallow GloBI  
Additional detail Wagner''s Bonneted Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Western Plains Garter Snake GloBI  
Additional detail White-crowned Sparrow GloBI  
Additional detail Yellow Warbler GloBI  
Additional detail Yellow-pine Chipmunk GloBI  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Falco sparverius</i>
Nest type
Additional detail cavity
  • Cavity
    The nest is placed in a cavity with a narrow/protected entrance.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nestCavity
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Developmental Mode
Additional detail altricial
  • Altricial
    Parent(s) provide food and thermoregulation (e.g., passerines).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/altricial
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Foraging time
Additional detail diurnal Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Parental care
Additional detail occasionally breeds cooperatively
  • Occasionally breeds cooperatively
    The species has been known to breed cooperatively, with nonparents providing care.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/occasionalCooperativeBreeding
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 4.6 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Log10 productivity
Additional detail -0.165 Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Litters per year
Additional detail 1.5 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Total life span max
Additional detail 17 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 1.0 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 1.0 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Growth rate
Additional detail 0.28 per day AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 29 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Falco sparverius</i>
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 4.9 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 1.8 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Falco sparverius</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Falco sparverius</i>
Conservation status
Additional detail least concern
  • Least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  
Not invasive in
Additional detail United States (USA) US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  

Other

Data about <i>Falco sparverius</i>
Migratorystatus
Additional detail migratory
  • Migratory
    Makes seasonal movements between breeding and wintering grounds
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Migratory
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Genome size
Additional detail 1.43 pg Wright et al, 2014  
Additional detail 1.43 pg Wright et al, 2014  

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