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falco columbarius

  1. merlin


    fantastic little falcons, looks tired and bewildered by the swallow mobbing it
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    flushed by a gadwall
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    Merlin (Female Juvenile possibly migratory from Iceland)
  5. Merlin (female)

    Merlin (female)

    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...
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  8. Merlin With Prey

    Merlin With Prey

    There is a power pole in my yard which is a popular perching post for some local birds, including a Merlin, Falco columbarius, which uses the pole as a feeding platform at times. This morning was one such time. Photo taken with a Nikon D50, Nikon Fieldscope III, and a Nikon FSA-L1 Adapter to...
  9. Merlin checking things out

    Merlin checking things out

    Found this Merlin in the early afternoon near Curry Hammock State Park on the Florida Keys, April 16, 2009.
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