Merlin

The Merlin is a small Dynamic Falcon of open country all over the British Isles. It pursues it’s prey(it mostly eats small birds, which are caught in flight although it also feeds on a variety of aerial insects) by flying low over the ground, using rapid flicks of it’s wings’ with a final rise to strike.The thrush-sized male being a bluish Grey above with a dark tail-band, while the larger female is an earthy-brown with cream-barred tail.

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