Tag: Cryptic Forest-falcon

Cryptic Forest falcon discovered in 2002

Cryptic Forest-falcon Micrastur mintoni LEAST CONCERN Described in 2002 (Wilson Bull. 114: 421-445), specimens of Micrastur mintoni had been overlooked as Lined Forest-falcon A. gilvicollis or confused with Plumbeous Forest-falcon M. plumbeus for over 100 years, despite the attention of such acutely observant commentators as Charles Hellmayr and Dean Amadon, until Andrew Whittaker finally resolved […]