A neighbour called me over the other day to help ID some birds that were screeching and flying around in his field, from treetop to treetop. He mentioned that when they are active, the songbirds all run for cover. Typical of Merlins. They weren't real close, but they were there.
1. Mom feeding baby.
2. [IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/wF1Qu2]IMG_0810 Merlins by Ian Murray, on Flickr
3. [IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/wCdoSQ]IMG_0879 Merlin by Ian Murray, on Flickr
4. [IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/vHErwR]IMG_0890 Merlin by Ian Murray, on Flickr