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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(21) Repeated fecal examinations showed that C neofalconis was replaced by C kulzeri in 2 hobby falcons (Falco subbuteo) and 2 saker falcons.
It was basically the same game which birdwatcher Peter Adolph would later patent as his own (he named his version after the Hobby hawk, or Falco Subbuteo).
leptoptera has been reported from the gizzard and proventriculus of the European honey buzzard (Pernis apivorus), Red kite (Milvus milvus), Eurasian hobby (Falco subbuteo) in Spain (Sanmartin et al., 2004); in Euroasian sparrowhawk (Accipeter nisus) (Cordero del Campillo et al., 1994); in Buteo buteo, Falco tinnunculus and Pernis apivorus in Germany (Kutzer et al., 1980; Krone, 2000).
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. Imtiaz Inayat Elahi told the newsmen that hundreds of rare species of indigenous and imported birds would be kept and bred in the under construction-aviary at Rawal Lake for what the interested companies have been asked to come up with proposals.