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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park


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Merlin
-Falco columbarius Linnaeus


Adult male: Upper parts blue streaked with black; tail banded with black (subterminal band widest) and tipped with white. Throat white. Breast and abdomen buffy streaked with dark brown, often forming bars on sides, which sometimes have a bluish tinge. Narrow whitish line over eye. Under wing coverts crossed by alternating white and brown bands giving somewhat checkered appearance.

 


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