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Falco columbarius


looks like this is a Merlin. Not very large in size.It has been visiting us frequently .Yesterday I saw it eating something.Pic taken with cell phone.M<y camera fell with me while hiking and is dead. The broad chest and tail points towards a merlin.

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Desmond.E.S.O 7 years ago

With how orange this bird is I would say it's an American Kestrel, but can't be sure because of the photo quality.

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Concord, California, USA

Spotted on Oct 29, 2016
Submitted on Oct 29, 2016

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