Scene in Edmonds: Merlin perch

This Merlin, a small falcon. perched in a small ornamental tree in a front yard north of downtown Edmonds Sunday. This species is usually seen around the Edmonds Marsh or in the dead crown of a tall conifer tree. For more information on the Merlin, see this Bird Lore column: https://myedmondsnews.com/2015/11/bird-lore-merlin/ . (Photo by Carol Riddell)
This Merlin, a small falcon. perched in a small ornamental tree in a front yard north of downtown Edmonds Sunday. This species is usually seen around the Edmonds Marsh or in the dead crown of a tall conifer tree. For more information on the Merlin, see this Bird Lore column. (Photo by Carol Riddell)
  1. I saw one twice in the marsh, first on August 15th and then on September 19th. Merlins were also seen regularly in July of this year near 76th and 208th where there was a nest. There was also one sighting at City Park last February.

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