[Tweeters] Raptor ID help

Kelly McAllister mcallisters4 at comcast.net
Fri Oct 28 13:27:08 PDT 2011

To me, the bird looks like a Merlin. The more delicate features (beak size)
and light brow line suggest Merlin to me. The facial markings seem atypical
for Merlin and more suggestive of a Peregrine.

I think we need Bud Anderson or someone else who has seen and handled lots
of falcons to weigh in.

Kelly McAllister

Olympia, Washington

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