Cerchne

(syn. Buteo Ϯ Rough-legged Buzzard B. lagopus) Gr. κερχνη kerkhnē falcon, kind of hawk; "Cerchne pennipes, Rough-legged Buzzard.   Cerchne Buteo, Buzzard." (Morris 1837) (OD per Björn Bergenholtz).

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 24 January 2019).