Polihierax semitorquatus (A. Smith, 1836) — Overview

African Pygmy Falcon learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Polihierax semitorquatus, the African pygmy falcon, is native to two separate regions of Africa: northeastern Africa including Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Tanzania; and southwestern Africa including Namibia, Botswana, Angola, and Cape Province. This species is generally non-migratory. Polihierax semitorquatas shares its geographic range with the range of social weavers, Philetairus socius, in southern Africa, and white-headed buffalo weavers, Dinemellia dinemelli, in northern Africa.

Biogeographic Regions: ethiopian (Native )


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