two. all images by Sindri
Merlin. Falco columbarius.
Status: very scarce breeding species and passage.
Passage birds follow migrating Meadow Pipits in
spring and again in autumn when more birds can often be found. There
are a few breeding pairs on Mull
male Merlin this photograph was taken by Sindri
female Merlin by Sindri Skulason
female Merlin by Dai Roberts
This is the web site
of Alan Spellman, 'Maridon' Lochdon, Isle of Mull. PA64 6AP