all images by Sindri Skulason
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
Young Merlin, photograph by Sindri Skulason.
This is the web site
of Alan Spellman, 'Maridon' Lochdon, Isle of Mull. PA64 6AP