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Hobby at Fen Drayton Lakes RSPB

Observed: 21st May 2009 By: SomersetWandererSomersetWanderer’s reputation in BirdsSomersetWanderer’s reputation in BirdsSomersetWanderer’s reputation in BirdsSomersetWanderer’s reputation in Birds
Hobby 01 - Fen Drayton Lakes - 21May09
Description:

Similar in size to Kestrel but flight pattern is somewhat different being swift-like. Distinctive face mask.

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tootsietim's picture

close view

I had a Hobby fly over the bonnet of my car as I sat eating my chips on salthouse heath one day. Amazingly, considering how fast it was flying, I could see the detail of its' moustache, red trousers and streaked underparts as it shot past.