Recently changed genus names within the family Falcons
 
New name   Vernacular Old name
Ibycter americanus (Boddaert)   1783 Red-throated Caracara Daptrius americanus
Carole S. Griffiths,
Phylogeny of the Falconidae inferred from molecular and morphological data
The Auk 116, 1 (1999): 116-130
 
Caracara plancus (Miller, JF)   1777 Crested Caracara Poliborus plancus Ibycter   Vieillot  1816
Neohierax insignis Walden   1872 White-rumped Falcon Polihierax insignis Caracara   Merrem  1826
Neohierax   Swann  1922
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