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Merlin Bird ID

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    Adult Description

    • Small songbird.
    • Mostly brownish, with an unmarked buffy breast.
    • Dark crown with a pale middle stripe.
    • Large head.
    • Short tail.

    Immature Description

    Similar to adult, but with a band of streaks across breast.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 4.3-4.7 in (11-12 cm)
      • Weight: 0.5-0.7 oz (14-20 g)