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Swifter than swifts: second Eurasian Hobby ringed in Namibia

Ursula Franke-Bryson

Abstract: The Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo, coming a long way south from Eurasia and its dragonfly prey, the Global Wanderer, migrating with the monsoon across the Indian Ocean, meet in Namibia. Distribution, migration, food and feeding of the species are described and the measurements of a ringed bird (5H26516) will be compared to the literature.

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