Falco oregonus Howard 1946 (falcon)

Aves - Falconiformes - Falconidae

Full reference: H. Howard. 1946. A review of the Pleistocene birds of Fossil Lake, Oregon. Carnegie Institution of Washington PUblication 551:141-195

Belongs to Falco according to H. Howard 1946

Sister taxa: Falco (Cerchneis), Falco (Hierofalco), Falco (Rhynchodon), Falco alopex, Falco altaicus, Falco amurensis, Falco ardosiaceus, Falco berigora, Falco biarmicus, Falco cenchroides, Falco cherrug, Falco columbarius, Falco concolor, Falco cuvierii, Falco deiroleucus, Falco duboisi, Falco eleonorae, Falco falconella, Falco fasciinucha, Falco femoralis, Falco hypoleucos, Falco jugger, Falco longipennis, Falco melanaetus, Falco mexicanus, Falco naumanni, Falco newtoni, Falco novaeseelandiae, Falco peregrinus, Falco pisanus, Falco punctatus, Falco readi, Falco rufigularis, Falco rupicoloides, Falco rusticolus, Falco severus, Falco sparverius, Falco subbuteo, Falco subniger, Falco tinnunculus, Falco vespertinus

Type specimen: UCMP 21779, a limb element (right carpometacarpus). Its type locality is Fossil Lake, which is in a Pleistocene lacustrine - large sandstone/claystone in Oregon.

Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution: found only at Fossil Lake

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