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Heralding Birds

Bird illustrations by Sylke Angenent

Eurasian Hobby

This print of the Eurasian Hobby was created in 2018 using graphite on paper. Are you interested in getting a print? Click here to go to my Etsy shop!

"Elegant Hand-drawn Illustration of a Eurasian Hobby Falcon | Available for Purchase as a Stunning Print"
Did you know?

1. The Eurasian hobby is found throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa. 2. They are skilled hunters that prey on a variety of small animals, including birds, insects, and rodents. 3. Eurasian hobbies are known for their incredible speed and agility, and are able to fly at speeds of up to 100 km/h when diving to catch prey. 4. They have extremely well developed aerial hunting skills, being the only European raptor that is capable of regularly catching Common Swifts, which can easily outfly every other raptor species. 5. They have a wingspan of approximately 75-85 cm and, while their proportions are different, they are similar in size to the European Kestrel.