FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Falco longipennis  

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)
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© Geoff Walker 2008
Samsonvale Cemetery, QLD (Jul, 2008)

This Hobby had just caught a small bird and was so busy feasting that I was able to slowly approach and even walk under the bird to view it from the other side without disturbing it.

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Juvenile Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby nest

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Australian Hobby