|Merlin ( Falco columbarius )|
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|A little smaller than the kestrel. No mustaches, breast lined transversely, terminal bar of the black tail. The male has the grey - blue back.125-234g (male), 164-300g (female).
||The young people winters to the circum-Mediterranean regions, the adults in the centre of Europe where they look for the bare plains.
|Habitat :||Tundras and forests of tundras, swamp in the zone of the forests of conifers Scandinavian.|
|Food :||Insects, small birds, rodents, lizards.|
|Size :||9.85 inch (25-30 cm)
||Weight : 140-230 g
||Wing span : 23.64 inch (60-65 cm)