Hobby nest in Leiden, the Netherlands


This video from the Netherlands says about itself:

22 May 2015

Hobby falcons hunting for large insects, picking them out of the sky with their talons and eating them flying in slow-motion.
Falco subbuteo.

Arthur Staal from the Netherlands writes on his blog about hobbies nesting in Leiden city.

There is at least one youngster on the nest, as a photo shows.

Hobbies are rare as breeding birds in the Netherlands. In Leiden, they used to nest in poplar trees along a road. After these trees were cut down, local authorities provided a new nest in another tree, near Naturalis museum. Fortunately, that worked.

See also here.

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