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Merlin Falcon

Falco columbarius

Notes:

This spotting had some tempered action. The falcon arrived first in the park, followed closely by the raven. The two came together a couple of times moving around the tree. Eventually the falcon was chased off by the raven. The park I was shooting in is a higher elevation area then the surrounding residential area and is well forested. I will be returning to see if falcon lives there. I find the time of year for this spotting to be rare.

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2 Comments

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 7 years ago

What a beauty! The 4th pic shows the face really well! I'd love you to add this to the mission Raptors of North America: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8627...

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greenthumbturtle
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greenthumbturtle

Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Nov 18, 2013
Submitted on Nov 18, 2013

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