Falco columbarius

Increasing winter visitor and passage migrant. Red list species.

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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Merlin 22 Apr 2019 Tiptree Brian Dodd 1 Shot across the garden. Second sighting today, at 11.00 flew fairly slowly overhead.
Merlin 10 Apr 2019 Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT Ken Hudgell 1
Merlin 05 Apr 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 female south offshore @ 1009
Merlin 24 Mar 2019 Beckton Gary A James 1
Merlin 23 Mar 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 Female, by Stone Point Lagoon
Merlin 21 Mar 2019 Wix James Davidson 1 Presumed passage bird, very high NW gently seen on its way by one of the soaring Buzzards
Merlin 09 Mar 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 Female, towards Stone Point
Merlin 02 Mar 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 Towards Stone Point
Merlin 24 Feb 2019 Tollesbury Wick NR EWT Daniel Whitelegg 1 Female hunting Skylarks over seawall
Merlin 15 Feb 2019 Stow Marsh Alan Shearring 1 female chasing waders Brandy Hole
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