Falco columbarius

Increasing winter visitor and passage migrant. Red list species.

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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Merlin 07 Apr 2021 Abberton Reservoir Yvonne Watling 1
Merlin 04 Apr 2021 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 1
Merlin 02 Apr 2021 Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge Martin Singleton 1 Probable. Small falcon seen aggressively mobbing a Buzzard.
Merlin 29 Mar 2021 Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries Steve Grimwade 1 Female
Merlin 28 Mar 2021 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 1 Over towards East Tilbury from dp World
Merlin 21 Mar 2021 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 male in off sea with prey @ 0620 - struggling at times
Merlin 20 Mar 2021 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 Pursuing and eventually catching incoming migrant over the sea (probably a pipit)
Merlin 08 Mar 2021 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 1 Chasing small birds over ray Island DU
Merlin 07 Mar 2021 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 1 Langenhoe from maydays SE
Merlin 22 Feb 2021 Rayne Andrew Goodey 1 Female seen twice harassing Skylarks over arable
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