(Photo by Denny Granstrand)
March 19th, 2006 -- This Merlin was photographed in Yakima, Washington. The Merlin was perched on the power pole in the photographer's backyard, eating a small bird. The photographer reports that "the photo was digiscoped with an Olympus Camedia C-60 digital camera attached to a Pentax PF-80ED spotting scope, from a second floor bedroom window."
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