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Merlin Bird ID

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    Adult Description

    • Slender, medium-sized bird.
    • Long tail with large white spots along edges.
    • Dull brown back.
    • Underside washed with buff.
    • Black face mask.
    • Bill black above, with yellow lower mandible.
    • Wings brown.

    Immature Description

    Resembles adult, but with less distinct tail pattern and face mask.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizebetween robin and crowbetween robin and crow
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 11.0-12.6 in (28-32 cm)
      • Weight: 2.3-2.5 oz (65-70 g)