[CT Birds] FW: ID Help: Merlin or Sharpie/Coopers?

Michael Richardson msr042377 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 24 21:39:17 EDT 2013

Thanks everyone for the ID help.  That's a new one for me!


Michael Richardson 

Norwalk, CT


From: Susan Doherty [mailto:tizme4158 at yahoo.com] 
Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2013 9:01 PM
To: Michael Richardson
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] ID Help: Merlin or Sharpie/Coopers?


Looks like a Merlin to me.  I saw my first last week eating a meal on the
osprey nest at Gulf Beach in Milford.  I was thrilled!



From: Michael Richardson <msr042377 at gmail.com>
To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org 
Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2013 8:06 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] ID Help: Merlin or Sharpie/Coopers?


Looking for some ID help on this raptor at Sherwood Island.  My first
thought was that it's a sharpie or coopers, but now thinking maybe merlin.
Any thoughts?  Photo take at Sherwood Island, Westport, 3/3/12



Michael Richardson

Norwalk, CT

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