Thursday, March 3, 2016

Stared Down By A Merlin

 I went down to the shoreline this weekend looking for shorebirds but was stopped in my tracks when I came face to face with a Merlin.
We stared each other down for at least a minute as we both sat perfectly still.
No one was going to come between her and a meal. Not even a birder with a camera.

6 comments:

The Furry Gnome said...

Wow! Incredible picture.

Frank said...

An awesome encounter Larry.

Larry said...

thanks fellas-I was happy to rung into a cooperative Merlin like that.

Anu said...

What an encounter! Great photos of a Merlin!

troutbirder said...

Scary those "butcher" birds...:)

warriormom said...

Amazing!