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Merlin (female)
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Merlin (Falco columbarius subsp. columbarius) Female, species sexually dimorphic. Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Chambers County, Texas, USA. Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes Vegetational Area. Willows Trail.

My wife and I leave for Panama in the morning for a birding trip and will be gone for a couple of weeks. Great birding and photography to everyone.
· Date: Fri February 2, 2018 · Views: 120 · Filesize: 208.8kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 731 ·
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Keywords: Merlin, Falco columbarius, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Chambers County, Texas, USA
Scientific Name: Falco columbarius
Equipment: Canon
Location: Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Chambers County, Texas, USA.
Habitat: Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes Vegetational Area. Willows Trail.
Date Taken: January 2018
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Fri February 2, 2018 2:47pm

A superbly detailed close up, lighting and setting Stanley, many tfs and a fine set today.

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Fri February 2, 2018 3:10pm

Got her eyes on you! Lol! Beautiful raptor and an excellent, detailed close up shot; Stanley!! tfs.
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Fri February 2, 2018 3:21pm

A great closeup of this beautiful Merlin Stanley! Posing nicely for you and us.

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Fri February 2, 2018 3:37pm

Stunning capture of this Female Merlin Stanley, tfs mate!

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Fri February 2, 2018 3:38pm

Best of luck and safe travels Stanley. Can’t wait for the photos.
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Fri February 2, 2018 4:12pm

She's thinking about giving you 'the look' Stanley LOL

What a great picture you've got there my friend - cracking work; thanks lad.

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Fri February 2, 2018 4:50pm

Superb Capture Stanley, Great Work Tfs!!!!!!
All the Best
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Fri February 2, 2018 4:53pm

Isn't she lovely, Stanley! Wonderful pose and detail.

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Fri February 2, 2018 4:57pm

Excellent capture Stanley. Wishing you a safe trip!

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Fri February 2, 2018 5:24pm

Stanley, you made brilliant kit of images and this Merlin is stunning: very closeup and detailed, Setting and pose are amazing. Bravo!

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Fri February 2, 2018 5:44pm

Three super captures Stan...I have a soft spot for these wee raptors.

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Fri February 2, 2018 10:39pm

That's a ripper Stanley . Tfs
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Fri February 2, 2018 11:50pm

Stunning closeup Stanley , very beautiful bird and pose , perch and setting , many tfs MF

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Sat February 3, 2018 12:21am

Fabulous shot

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Sat February 3, 2018 2:51am

This is outstanding, Stanley!!

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