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The Merlin may just be my favourite bird of prey, such feisty falcons

Merlin IUCN Red List Conservation status - Least Concern
For more see my Birds folder here [link]
Also see my Birds - Raptors`n`Vultures folder here [link]
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8 Jul 09 Featured by :iconjocelyner: here [link]
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Thanks muchly appreciated :glomp:
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Russockshitha Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2010
they are one of my favorite too. I like your animal photography. It is so well done.
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
:blushes: Thanks muchly appreciated, nice of you to describe it like that :iconahoyplz:
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:iconrussockshitha:
Russockshitha Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2010
You are welcome.
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Miss-A-sketches Featured By Owner May 29, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Super job! Love this angle and the darker background!
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks much appreciated, I was really pleased with this :iconmashedpotatoplz:
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Miss-A-sketches Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're very welcome!
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RichardRobert Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice picture In.....:thumbsup:
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks much appreciated :iconpianohappyplz:
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RichardRobert Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
:o)
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FantasticFennec Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Seriously cute picture.
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks muchly :meditation:
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PondDreamer Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful shot. :)
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks much appreciated :iconchickendanceplz:
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PondDreamer Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
:lol: You're very welcome. ;)
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks muchly appreciated :glomp:
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PondDreamer Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome. :iconheartballoonplz:
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JocelyneR Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
Awesome catch! :star:x5
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks muchly appreciated :iconpounceglomp:
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JocelyneR Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2009
My pleasure! :iconbackhug:
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777His Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2009  Professional
Looks like a cuddly bird instead of a bird of prey. Love it.
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks much appreciated :iconmomoglompplz:
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777His Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2009  Professional
Very welcome
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NovRoz Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2009
wow...great shot... love the color
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks muchly :meditation:
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2blueturtle Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
the detaail here is awesome... great image!
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
:hug: Thanks a lot - I am happy you enjoyed it
:bow: Thanks :bow:
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sunflowervlg Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful Dawn! :)
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks muchly :glomp:
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sunflowervlg Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
You're so welcome, Dawn! :hug:
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taramara Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009
Fabulous !
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks much appreciated :iconbackhug:
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AlexisAthene Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009
If I good understanding merlin is a nice small falcon. In polish mean "drzemlik". This bird looks cute.

Have you got a zoo near, or something? Where do you take a photos?
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes it is a small falcon - drzemlik
Wikipedia [link])

It is at a local zoo
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AlexisAthene Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2009
Aha... I wish have a zoo near home, but I haven't got.
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
:hug:
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Veiz Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful pic!:icondarkmarek:
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks Merlins are such delightful birds :hug:
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vonderwall Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009
Great picture!! :clap:
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks muchly :glomp:
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vonderwall Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009
:):iconyourewelcomeplz:
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