Cerchneis

(syn. Falco Ϯ Rock Kestrel F. rupicolus) Gr. κερχνῃς kerkhnēis, κερχνῃδος kerkhnēidos  kestrel; "III. Fam. Falconidae Leach.  ...  Cerchneis: F. rupicola Lichst. u.s.w." (Boie 1826); "Cerchneis Boie, Isis, 19, 1826, col. 970. Type, by monotypy, Falco rupicolus Daudin." (Peters 1931, 1, 298).

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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).