Falco subbuteo

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Synonyms for Falco subbuteo

small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds


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The name is from the neo-Latin scientific name Falco subbuteo, a bird of prey commonly known as the Eurasian hobby, after a trademark was not granted to call the game Hobby.
The day before we flew into Alaska's Pribilof Islands from Anchorage, a peregrine-like falcon from Asia called a Eurasian hobby had flown in from the other direction.
The island serves as home to birds of prey as well as sea and onshore birds, including sea hawk, black kite, Eurasian hobby, common kestrel, grey plover, little ringed plover, lesser crested tern, red billed tropic bird and grey heron, among others.