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Merlin

Falco columbarius

Description:

Small hawk. Long, pointed wings. Long, banded tail. Faint mustache mark. Brown streaking on chest and belly. Back unmarked gray or brown.

Habitat:

Breeds in open country from open coniferous woodland to prairie, occasionally in adjacent suburbs. Winters in open woodland, grasslands, open cultivated fields, marshes, estuaries, and seacoasts.

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1 Comment

williefromwi
williefromwi 9 years ago

Very nice Spotting Eric. Welcome to Project Noah.

EricStefanich
Spotted by
EricStefanich

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Nov 29, 2012
Submitted on Dec 26, 2012

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