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Merlin by the Celery Farm

_MG_8922 (1)I know a lot of the top birders get Merlins at the Celery Farm, but it's been almost two years since I've seen one.

I saw this immature female (?) on the perimeter of the Celery Farm by Laino Woods on a gray afternoon.

I did not have my good camera, so I walked 1.2 miles home, got my 400mm lens and drove back.

As you can see,  the Merlin was still there. Also had a Sharpie (Green Way field) and two Winter Wrens (south of the Butterfly Garden, sputtering loudly...)

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