PERNIS

(Accipitridae; Ϯ European Honey Buzzard P. apivorus) Gr. περνης pernēs  type of hawk mentioned by Aristotle and Hesychius; "LES BONDRÉES. (PERNIS. Cuv.) (2)  ... (2) Pernis ou pernes, dénomination d'une sorte d'oiseaux de proie, selon Aristote   ... La Bondrée commune. (Falco apivorus.) ... Cet oiseau chasse aux insectes, surtout aux guèpes et aux abeilles" (Cuvier 1817).  Var. Pernes, Pternis, Pternes.

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Jobling, J. A. (2017). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2017). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 23 October 2017).