Scientific Name: Falco subbuteo Common Name: Eurasian Hobby, Northern Hobby Other Name: Hobby, Slim Falcon, European Hobby
Identifying Features: small and slim falcon, yellow face, yellow legs, dark moustache, brown head, long brown wings
- Eurasian Hobby do not build their own nests. They reuse the nests of other birds for laying their eggs.
- As a part of courtship, male Eurasian Hobby passes the food to female by throwing it in the air at extreme speed.
This image was clicked by Imran Shah – via Flickr.
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