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Bird of preyFalco longipennis

Australian Hobby at Farrer Ridge

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Falco longipennis at Farrer Ridge - 22 Mar 2019
Falco longipennis at Farrer Ridge - 22 Mar 2019
Falco longipennis at Farrer Ridge - 22 Mar 2019
Falco longipennis at Farrer Ridge - 22 Mar 2019
Falco longipennis at Farrer Ridge - 22 Mar 2019

Identification history

Bird of prey Falco longipennis 22 Mar 2019 natureguy
Bird of prey Falco longipennis 22 Mar 2019 KumikoCallaway

Author's notes

2 Hobbies were circling in the air for over 15 minutes, catching insects and eating them during the flight. Photo no.4 shows an insect which the hobby was trying to catch and photo no.5 shows that the bird eating the prey. There was a Nankeen Kestrel in the same area.

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Swainsona behriana (Behr's swainson-pea) at Farrer Ridge - 4 Nov 2014
Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Farrer Ridge - 4 Nov 2014

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 22 Mar 2019 3:13 PM Recorded on
  • KumikoCallaway Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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