Polihierax semitorquatus (A. Smith, 1836) — Literature

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  • 1996. database, NODC Taxonomic Code
  • 2011. IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9
  • 2011. Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.06
  • Baicich, P., C. O Harrison. 2005. Raptors in Captivity: Guidelines for Care and Management. Minnesota: NWRA publications.
  • Berger, A. 1956. The Appendicular Mycology of the Pygmy Falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus). American Midlan Naturalist, Vol.55 No.2: 326-333. Accessed April 05, 2008 at http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0003-0031%28195604%2955%3A2%3C326%3ATAMOTP%3E2.0.CO%3B2-N.
  • BirdLife International 2012. Polihierax semitorquatus
  • Brown, L., E. Urban, K. Newman. 1982. The Birds of Africa: Volume One. United States: Academic Press.
  • Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  • Dickinson, Edward C., ed. 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition
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  • Fergeson-Lees, J., D. Christie. 2001. Raptors of the World. massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin. Accessed April 12, 2008 at http://books.google.com/books?id=hlIztc05HTQC&dq=raptors+of+the+world&pg=PP1&ots=6wnxbN1GDD&sig=jCH6cBlb866UDYyu6voJ9pOcLkw&hl=en&prev=http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=raptors+of+the+world&sa=X&oi=print&ct=title&cad=one-book-with-thumbnail#PPA681,M1.
  • Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names
  • Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. ix + 259
  • Kemp, A., A. Vidhidharm. 1998. Breeding of the White-rumped Pygmy Falcon. Wilson Bulletin, 110(1): 71-76. Accessed April 15, 2008 at http://elibrary.unm.edu/sora/Wilson/v110n01/p0071-p0076.pdf.
  • Kruger, O., R. Liversidge, J. Lindstrom. 2002. Statistical modelling of the population dynamics of a raptor community in a semi-desert environment. Journal of Animal Ecology, Vol.71: 603-613. Accessed April 05, 2008 at http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1046/j.1365-2656.2002.00626.x?cookieSet=1.
  • Nicholls, M., R. Clarke. 1991. Biology and Conservation of Small Falcons. University of Kent: University of Kent press.
  • Orrell T. (custodian) (2015). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Mar 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
  • Sibley, C., B. Monroe Jr.. 1990. Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds of the World. New Haven, London: Yale University Press.
  • Spotiswoode, C., E. Herrmann, O. E Rasa, C. Sapsford. 2004. Co-operative breeding in the pygmy falcon Polihierax semitorquatas. Ostrich, 75/4: 322-324. Accessed April 05, 2008 at http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/zoostaff/bbe/Spottiswoode/Papers/Ostrich-Spottiswoode_et_al_2004.pdf.
  • Type: Oberholser. May 21, 1904. Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 27: 738.
  • del Hoyo, J., A. Elliot, J. Sargatal. 1994. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Barcelona: Lynx Edicons.


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