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Oriental Hobby Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Falco severus
Family : Falconidae
Order : Falconiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Oriental Hobby is a small blue-black and stocky falcon with pointed wings and short tail.The adult looks bluish-black from above and rufous from below.It has hazel-brown to black irises,bluish-slate bill and yellow legs and feet.Both sexes looks alike and the juvenile looks browner from above and pale-rufous from 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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Michael Gillam (www.inaturalist.org/people/Michael Gillam ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Arnold Meijermore information, please contact us.