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Merlin Bird ID

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    Adult Description

    • Large, dark water bird.
    • Long thin neck.
    • Long, thin, pointed bill.
    • Long tail.
    • Silver patches on wings.

    Immature Description

    Similar to adult female.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizebetween crow and goosebetween crow and goose
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 29.5-37.4 in (75-95 cm)
      • Weight: 46.7-47.6 oz (1325-1350 g)
      • Wingspan: 42.9 in (109 cm)