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The Canadian Peregrine Foundation -- Raptor Photo Gallery

The Canadian Peregrine Foundation

This series of photographs gives the impression that the Merlin is a large bird feeding on a normal-sized one. The Merlin is actually a very small raptor, however - the prey on which it is feeding here would be something the size of a sparrow or tit.

(Photo by Mark Cloutier)

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Canadian Peregrine Foundation