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Falco oregonus Howard 1946 (falcon)

Reptilia - Falconiformes - Falconidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335675

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 (Hierofalco), Falco altaicus, Falco berigora, Falco cenchroides, Falco cherrug, Falco columbarius, Falco duboisi, Falco eleonorae, Falco falconella, Falco femoralis, Falco melanaetus, Falco mexicanus, Falco naumanni, Falco newtoni, Falco novaeseelandiae, Falco peregrinus, Falco pisanus, Falco punctatus, Falco readi, Falco rusticolus, Falco sparverius, Falco subbuteo, Falco swarthi, 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