Falcons and Caracaras (Falconidae)

Lined Forest-falcon (Micrastur gilvicollis) - HBW 2, p. 253

French: Carnifex à gorge cendrée German: Zweibinden Waldfalke Spanish: Halcón montés Cabecigrís

Taxonomy: Sparvius gilvicollis Vieillot, 1817, no locality = Cayenne.
Recently split as valid species from M. ruficollis. Often considered to include M. plumbeus as race. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Colombia through S Venezuela to the Guianas, and S throughout Amazonia.