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Merlin Bird ID

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    Adult Description

    • Small slender songbird.
    • White underneath and brown on top.
    • Dark band across chest, extending down middle of chest.
    • Small bill.
    • Long wings.

    Immature Description

    Similar to adult, but with pale edging to back feathers.
    Relative Size

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    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 4.7-5.5 in (12-14 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3-0.7 oz (10-19 g)
      • Wingspan: 9.8-11.4 in (25-29 cm)