Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Oriental Hobby

Oriental Hobby Falco severus

Described by: Horsfield (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Indian Hobby
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Thailand - Mar, 2006 © Nancy Bell 
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Himalayas through se. Asia to the Solomon Is.;
Fragmented island populations;
Foothills of the Himalayas in n. Pakistan, n. and e. India (Kashmir e. to Assam and Manipur), Nepal e. to s. China (Yunnan, Guangdong, Hainan Is.), Burma, Thailand, n. Laos, Vietnam and Malaya to the Greater Sundas (Java, Kalaotoa), Moluccas (Halmahera, Ternate, Buru and Ambon), Sulawesi, Philippines, w. Papuan Is. (Salawati), New Guinea (Yapen Is. and Fergusson Is.), Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain) and the Solomon Is.
Himalayan populations winter in sw. India and Sri Lanka.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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