(syn. Falco Ϯ Peregrine Falcon F. peregrinus) Gr. ευ eu  fine; Late L. falco, falconis  falcon  < L. flectere  to curve; "Sect. 1. Eufalco (Faucons)" (Acloque 1900); "Eufalco Aclocque, Faune de France, 1, 1900, p. 113. Type, by subsequent designation, Falco communis Gmelin = Falco peregrinus Tunstall. (Richmond, Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus., 53, 1917, p. 589.)" (Peters 1931, 1, 287).

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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 on 23 January 2019).