Falco subbuteo


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Noun1.Falco subbuteo - small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birdsFalco subbuteo - small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds
falcon - diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
Falco, genus Falco - a genus of Falconidae
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From his interest in bird watching, he knew the scientific name for the hobby hawk was falco subbuteo and that inspired his second choice of name.
Among the varieties of birds included yellow-crested cockatoo, African grey parrot, crested lark, golden orio, falco subbuteo.
As he was a keen ornithologist, he instead used part of the Latin name of the 'hobby falcon' - Falco Subbuteo - and Subbuteo was born.