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Falco duboisi Cowles 1994 (Réunion kestrel)

PaleoDB taxon number: 371427

Full reference: G. S. Cowles. 1994. A new genus, three new species and two new records of extinct Holocene birds from Réunion Island, Indian Ocean. Geobios 27:87-93

Belongs to Falco according to C. Mourer-Chauviré et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Falco (Hierofalco), Falco altaicus, Falco berigora, Falco cenchroides, Falco cherrug, Falco columbarius, Falco eleonorae, Falco falconella, Falco femoralis, Falco melanaetus, Falco mexicanus, Falco naumanni, Falco newtoni, Falco novaeseelandiae, Falco oregonus, Falco peregrinus, Falco pisanus, Falco punctatus, Falco readi, Falco rusticolus, Falco sparverius, Falco subbuteo, Falco swarthi, Falco tinnunculus, Falco vespertinus

Type specimen: MNHN LAC 1993.28, a set of limb elements (left tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Grotte des Premiers Francais, bed 4, which is in a Holocene cave horizon in Reunion.