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Eurasian Hobby

(Falco subbuteo)
Alternate name(s): "Hobby"
German name(s): "Baumfalke"

Size: 29-35 cm; wing span 70-84 cm
Weight: 175-285 g


Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Eurasian Hobby at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Race "subbuteo"


Lateral view of an Eurasian Hobby in gliding flight (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Tejo estuary, Portugal, December 2017]

Lateral/dorsal view of an Eurasian Hobby in flight (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Tejo estuary, Portugal, December 2017]

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