Gallery Two.     all images by Sindri Skulason & Sveinn Jónsson.
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

female Merlin at nest by Sveinn Jónsson.

Clutch of Merlin eggs taken by Sveinn Jónsson in Iceland, Sveinn has a license to take images like these,
 it is against the law in the UK to disturb nesting birds like this one  without a special license

male Merlin by Svennie from Iceland

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