Well he's back! Once again he was perched over the bird feeders and then near a
brush pile for about 15 minutes so we were able to watch him. Last year he was
around until late spring (I know because I was working in the garden and had to
move when a small bird with the merlin in hot pursuit whizzed by my head!).
On Tue, 18 Feb 2003 15:47:21 -0500, you wrote:
>We had a merlin visiting near our feeder this afternoon. It was in
>the cedars right outside the bedroom window so I was able to watch it
>at close range for a solid 10-15 minutes.