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 LINK: https://flic.kr/p/wF1Qu2 IMG_0810 Merlins by Ian Murray, on Flickr
3.IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/wCdoSQ IMG_0879 Merlin by Ian Murray, on Flickr
4.IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/vHErwR IMG_0890 Merlin by Ian Murray, on Flickr