Eurasian Hobby

Falco subbuteo - Faucon hobereau

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Falconiformes

  • Family
    :

    Falconidés

  • Genus
    :

    Falco

  • Species
    :

    subbuteo

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 36 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 68 à 84 cm.
  • Weight
    : 140 à 340 g
Longevity

11 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo) is a species of bird in the Falconidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Falco subbuteo subbuteo (widespread)
  • Falco subbuteo streichi (Burma to s China and n Indochina)

Foreign names

  • Faucon hobereau,
  • Alcotán Europeo,
  • Ógea-europeia,
  • Baumfalke,
  • Kabasólyom,
  • Чеглок,
  • 燕隼,
  • Boomvalk,
  • Lodolaio eurasiatico,
  • Lärkfalk,
  • Lerkefalk,
  • kobuz,
  • sokol lastovičiar,
  • ostříž lesní,
  • Lærkefalk,
  • nuolihaukka,
  • Europese Boomvalk,
  • チゴハヤブサ,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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