Merlin

Falco columbarius


Increasing winter visitor and passage migrant. Red list species.



BOU Name
Merlin
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All records. Age/ sex (RED LIST SPECIES)
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Merlin 11 Jan 2019 Stow Marsh Alan Shearring 1 male flew fast and low across the fields
Merlin 11 Jan 2019 Bowers Marsh (RSPB) Andrew Cox 1 Male, across main flood & back.
Merlin 09 Jan 2019 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB Steve Grimwade 1 Female/immature
Merlin 06 Jan 2019 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB Sean Nixon 1 Possibly two: 1 Tollesbury channel and one at East end of reserve
Merlin 03 Jan 2019 Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT Steve Grimwade 1 1st winter female
Merlin 02 Jan 2019 East Mersea Stephen Entwistle 1 Cudmore grove
Merlin 02 Jan 2019 Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT Liz Huxley 1
Merlin 02 Jan 2019 Tollesbury Wick NR EWT John Thorogood 1 Male landed by pool in front of hide
Merlin 01 Jan 2019 East Mersea Stephen Entwistle 1 Stone point /cudmore grove/glyn evans
Merlin 22 Dec 2018 Hamford Water Paul Brayshaw 1 male
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