Species Details

@Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);

Eurasian Hobby Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Falco subbuteo
Family : Falconidae
Order : Falconiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Eurasian Hobby is a slaty-grey streamlined falcon with long and pointed wings.The female is larger than the male where both sexes have similar color patterns.They look slaty-grey from above and creamy from below.It has leaden-blue bill,dark-brown irises and bright yellow legs and feet.The juvenile has dark-brown back and heavily streaked below.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Teijo Kujala(www.xeno-canto.org/Teijo Kujala), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.