Merlin

Falco columbarius


Increasing winter visitor and passage migrant. Red list species.



BOU Name
Merlin
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Merlin 07 Dec 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 Near Stone Point Lagoon, later this bird or another Walton Hall Marshes
Merlin 04 Dec 2019 Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) John Sutherby 1 Imm male.
Merlin 03 Dec 2019 Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries David Hale 1
Merlin 01 Dec 2019 Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries Steve Grimwade 2 Females
Merlin 30 Nov 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 Stone Point
Merlin 29 Nov 2019 Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT John Fell 1 Male, perched on trees at the lower edge of the seed crop field and also sporadically hunting over the saltings
Merlin 27 Nov 2019 Colne Pt Matt Turner 1
Merlin 27 Nov 2019 Writtle Graham Smith 1 Male repeatedly dive bombing female Kestrel over Loubees tea rooms!
Merlin 24 Nov 2019 Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) Tony Kennelly 1 Hunting pipits over the salt marsh
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